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Surrey hospital receives first NHS Exemplar status for portering services

Royal Surrey County Hospital and its partner Medirest, the healthcare arm of Compass Group UK & Ireland have been awarded the first NHS Exemplar status for outstanding portering services, which has only been recently introduced to the portfolio of Exemplar ...

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Rye Memorial Hospital achieves carbon neutrality

Rye, Winchelsea & District Memorial Hospital has become the UK’s first community hospital to achieve carbon neutrality. The installation of its new renewable systems was followed by confirmation from its electricity supplier that all power now comes from fully renewable sources ...

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Eric Wright awarded place on NHS SBS framework

Preston-based Eric Wright Partnerships has secured a place on the new NHS Shared Business Services (NHS SBS) Healthcare Planning, Construction Consultancy and Ancillary Services Framework. Agreement, Lot 9 Healthcare Planning. As a procurement organisation, NHS SBS drives improvements and increases ...

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Kier wins Birmingham Hospitals upgrade deal

Kier has won a three-year contract with University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Trust (UHB) to deliver a programme of capital works, with the aim of achieving a modern, contemporary, and clinically efficient estate by 2026. Following on from the success of ...

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Fuelling frontline teams

Through its innovative partnership with SV365, Sodexo is the first to launch a ready to eat hot and cold range of food 24 hours a day at the Royal Stoke University Hospital. FMJ reports In November 2022 NHS England published ...

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Robertson wins £13.5m NHS contract

Robertson Facilities Management (RFM) has been appointed for the delivery of hard services at the University Hospital of North Durham, which runs until March 2028. Following a competitive tender, RFM concluded contract documents and subsequently replaced the previous services provider. ...

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Medirest in Moorfields win

Compass Group UK and Ireland’s healthcare division, Medirest, has been awarded a three-year contract with Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, to deliver catering and FM services. Based in London, Moorfields is one of the leading providers of eye health ...

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National Healthcare Estates and Facilities Day: The vital role of our healthcare FM and estates team

By Philip Leigh, CEO Health & Care, Sodexo UK & Ireland The second National Healthcare Estates and Facilities Day on June 21 recognises and celebrates our dedicated frontline workforce, our cleaners, porters, security guards, helpdesk operators, maintenance operatives and catering ...

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NHS Property Services welcomes new CCO  

NHS Property Services (NHSPS) has appointed Jackie Ducker to the role of Chief Customer Officer (CCO), where she will bring her expertise in in customer experience and strategic relationship management to deliver the business’ customer strategy.   Joining the NHSPS Executive Board ...

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NHS SBS launches £1.7bn decontamination procurement framework

NHS Shared Business Services (NHS SBS), has launched a new £1.7 billion framework agreement designed to support NHS hospitals and theatres manage sterilisation, decontamination and repair of surgical equipment. The framework, Decontamination Services and Solutions offers end-to-end decontamination solutions, and ...

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