The international support services and construction group, will provide retail and patient catering, cleaning, security, front of house, waste management, energy management, portering and repair and maintenance services to the 450-bed King George Hospital site based in Redbridge, London.
Commenting on the contract award, Martin Burholt, Managing Director – Communities, at Interserve said: “We are delighted to be working with the Barking, Havering & Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust. As one of the largest providers of healthcare facilities in the UK, this newly formed partnership cements our key strategic customer proposition for the health and social care market, ensuring a clean and safe environment for all patients, staff and visitors.”
One of the core objectives of the partnership is to strengthen the reputation of their King George Hospital in what is its 25th anniversary year. This has already begun with Interserve providing support in the form of a picnic for staff to mark the joint 25th anniversary with the 70th anniversary of the NHS.