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Managers of hospitals, care homes and other healthcare buildings need to ensure that the design and installation of doors does not put vulnerable people at risk, says Simon Osborne Commercial Leader of Allegion in the UK and Ireland It would ...

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Rapid detection of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in drinking water

Pseudalert, the 24 hour test for detection of Pseudomonas aeruginosa (P. aeruginosa), has now been accepted by the UK Standing Committee of Analysts for the analysis of drinking water, and is specified as a recommended method in the Committee’s “Blue ...

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G4S cleans up with £41m healthcare contract win

G4S has won a seven-year contract with Croydon Health Services NHS Trust to provide cleaning services across eight sites from 8 May 2017. The deal worth £41 million over its term will see G4S deliver cleaning, pest control, window cleaning ...

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Anglia Crown scoops £30m healthcare contract with ISS

ISS has awarded a five-year deal worth £30 million to chilled and frozen prepared meal manufacturer, Anglia Crown, to supply meals to more than 20 of its healthcare operated sites across the country. Anglia Crown has been working with ISS Healthcare since 2002 and ...

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Medirest extends NHS Trust deal

Medirest has seen its new contract with the London North West Healthcare NHS Trust extended to include staff and visitor restaurant services. In addition to winning the patient dining and soft FM partnership contract with the Trust, which was mobilised ...

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Mitie disposes of its healthcare business for a mere £2

Mitie Group has disposed of its UK social care division consisting of domiciliary care and homecare businesses, Enara Group and Complete Care to specialist healthcare investor, Apposite Capital LLP for a cash consideration of £2. In addition, the Group has said ...

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Interserve extends Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust deal

Interserve has secured a two-year account extension with the Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust, with whom it has been working with since 2012. The contract extension will see the international support services and construction group continue to provide catering, logistics, cleaning and portering ...

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NHS Property Services launches online access guides

NHS Property Services has published online access guides for a number of its hospitals, health centres and clinics. The company partnered with social enterprise, DisabledGo.com to commence a pilot project which involved producing detailed access guides for 30 properties that are ...

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Medirest books five-year appointment with London NHS Trust

Medirest, part of Compass Group UK & Ireland has won a five-year contract with one of the largest integrated care Trusts in the country, London North West Healthcare NHS Trust. Since its formation in 2014, the Trust, which brings together ...

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Adding value through transforming culture in FM

Preston Gan, head of quality and performance at NHS Grampian, shares his experiences of transforming and adding value to existing GP practices and culture in FM How do you “value add” when “doing more with less” is business-as-usual in today’s ...

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