ISS Facility Services, Healthcare has secured a five-year soft facilities contract with Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust.
The deal, which will commence on 1 April 2019 and is worth approximately £40 million, will see ISS provide a wide range of services, including: cleaning, catering, housekeeping, security and associated services.
This is the first time that the Trust has been able to take the opportunity of testing the services across its whole estate.
Commenting on the contract, Alistair Campbell, Contracts Manager, at Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust, said: “We are excited about merging all these services into one single contract. There are many benefits, including the creation of one integrated team across our sites, providing great services in a consistent and coordinated way. This provides a great opportunity for innovation and I hope we will see immediate benefits.”
Chris Ash, Managing Director of ISS Healthcare, added: “We have wanted to provide services to Oxleas for a very long time and so I am delighted that, at last, we now have a unique opportunity of bringing all the services under one umbrella.
“We have put forward a number of initiatives that will see Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust become a great example to others in the way that they deliver their soft FM services across a range of clinical disciplines.”
ISS will welcome more than 250 new staff members into its healthcare team.