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NHS Open Space expands flexible working spaces across the UK

Businesses looking for alternative and flexible ways to deliver services in response to COVID-19 can now use NHS pay-as-you-go spaces across England. NHS Open Space, a service launched by NHS Property Services (NHSPS), has expanded its portfolio to over 700 ...

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FWP moves at speed to deliver mass Covid vaccination centres

Architecture, design and masterplanning practice Frank Whittle Partnership (FWP) has moved at speed to create community vaccination centres across the North West in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic. Its team of designers have rolled out seven mass vaccination and ...

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Hobart service division’s support ‘making a big difference’ in UK hospitals

Hobart Service are continuing to go above and beyond to support our NHS, and the ongoing handwork and dedication from the Service team has not gone unnoticed. Amid a third lockdown and at a time where UK hospitals are busier ...

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Samsic appointed for cleaning and hygiene services at NHS vaccination and plasma centres

Samsic UK is fielding support to a growing number of Covid-19 NHS Vaccination and Plasma Donor Centres. The national facilities management services provider is working at the Princess Royal Sports Arena in Lincoln – one of the country’s first mass vaccination ...

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NHS cleaners cut by almost 1,000 in the last 10 years

GMB, the union for NHS workers, has called for urgent investment as new figures expose the extent of cuts to cleaning services over the last decade, which according to GMB have left health services “underprepared for Covid”. Figures published in ...

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Medirest’s Anna Hallas becomes an MBE

Medirest’s National Domestic and Infection Control Manager, Anna Hallas has been awarded an MBE in the New Year’s Honours List. Having worked for Medirest, Compass’ Healthcare division, for 24 years, Hallas is “instrumental in supporting its Domestic Teams in the ...

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Ashford & St Peter’s Hospitals unveils new catering services

Ashford & St Peters Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has officially unveiled new staff and visitor catering services, as part of a move to offer a long-term food solution across its Chertsey and Ashford (Middx) sites. The services, which include a staff ...

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Interserve Healthcare sold to leading UK care provider

Interserve Group has announced the sale of Interserve Healthcare to City & County Healthcare Group (C&C). Interserve Healthcare is a leading provider of complex and critical community healthcare to patients with a wide range of medical conditions across England, Wales ...

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VINCI Facilities takes care of hard FM services for Liverpool cancer centre

VINCI Facilities has successfully mobilised and commenced delivery of a five-year contract to deliver hard FM services to The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHS Foundation Trust. The contract, worth £1.05 million annually, was awarded in late 2019 following a competitive process ...

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NHS Open Space launches new flexible working spaces across the UK

NHS Open Space has launched 40 new sites, now offering over 500 rooms across 60 locations from Sunderland to Portsmouth. The NHS Property Services (NHSPS) scheme offers clinical and meeting space within the NHS on a pay-as-you-go basis, via a ...

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