Northern Ireland’s South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust (SEHSCT) has awarded facilities management contractor, GRAHAM, a three-year contract extension for the delivery of legionella treatment and risk management services.
The SEHSCT is one of five Trusts within Northern Ireland and covers the local government districts of Ards, North Down, Down and Lisburn. The integrated organisation, incorporating acute hospital services, community health and social services, serves a population of approximately 345,000 people.
GRAHAM was initially appointed by SEHSCT via the NHS Shared Business Services Framework on a one-year term, beginning in March 2020.
GRAHAM Operations Director, Martin Gillespie,commented: “We are proud to be supporting the South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust and helping the Trust with its compliance services in these very challenging times for the healthcare sector. The award of this contract extension is testament to the high standards of consistent service and performance from our entire team of helpdesk operatives, site staff, consultants and management. This is a great achievement and demonstrates the vital role we are playing in keeping a key NHS Trust compliant during such testing times due to the pandemic.”
The new contract will now run to 2024.