Serco Group has been appointed preferred bidder for the Barts Health NHS Trust soft facilities management tender.
The Trust’s procurement has an estimated total value of up to £600 million over a potential 10-year term.
The Barts Health Group of hospitals provides a huge range of clinical services to people in East London and the City of London. It operates from four major hospitals, The Royal London, St Bartholomew’s, Whipps Cross and Newham as well as a number of community locations, including Mile End hospital.
There is currently a mandatory standstill period following the appointment decision.
Following expiry of the standstill period, Serco will work closely with the Trust to finalise the terms of the contract in readiness for signature.
Carillion is currently responsible for providing soft FM services throughout the Trust.