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New HSJ Partnership Awards will recognise inspirational FM suppliers helping to transform the NHS

Healthcare facilities management suppliers are invited to enter a new awards scheme designed to recognise private sector organisations that work behind the scenes to help the NHS deliver better and more cost-effective patient care. The unique programme, which has categories for ...

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Morton appointed to take care of healthcare excellence at OCS

Paul Morton has been announced as the new Director of Healthcare Centre of Excellence at OCS Group UK. Reporting to Petra Moss, Managing Director of Healthcare and Education, Morton will spearhead best practice in FM service delivery across all OCS healthcare contracts, and ...

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Anglia Crown and ISS drive excellence in patient food with nationwide hospital roadshow

To celebrate the new contract between Anglia Crown and ISS Facility Services Healthcare, a nationwide pop-up roadshow showcasing patient catering was devised. Over two months, thousands of staff and visitors at 15 sites across the UK sampled the award- winning ...

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Open and shut case

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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