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Medirest wins new contract with South Bristol NHS Community Hospital

Medirest, the UK's leading catering and support services provider in the healthcare market, has been awarded a three year contract worth £1.9 million per annum, to provide catering and support services at South Bristol NHS Community Hospital.

Compass Group news team
Tuesday 17 April 2012

From 30th March 2012, Medirest has been working with the Trust to deliver catering solutions for patients, visitors and staff alongside a range of first class support services including: cleaning, logistics, security, linen and laundry, waste management and mail room services.

Steven Cenci, Managing Director for Medirest said, "We are delighted to be supplying services to South Bristol NHS Community Hospital. We believe we are uniquely placed to deliver the breadth and quality of services required by the hospital and we look forward to a long and positive partnership."

Ben Bennett, project director at NHS Bristol said: "NHS Bristol selected Medirest as partners at South Bristol Community Hospital as they demonstrated a clear understanding of our requirements and of the needs of the patients, staff and visitors who will be using the hospital.  We were particularly impressed with the Steamplicity method for patient meals and with the quality and nutrition provided. 

"South Bristol Community Hospital has been long awaited by local people and it’s really important that we live up to their expectations.  We are confident that Medirest will play an important part in the success of the new Hospital and work collaboratively with all the providers here to deliver a seamless and excellent patient experience. We are looking forward to working with Medirest as part of the one team approach."

Fresh, nutritious, steam cooked meals will now be on the menu for patients at South Bristol NHS Community Hospital with the introduction of Steamplicity, Medirest's unique patient dining offer. Steamplicity provides a daily choice of 28 main meals, cooked from fresh in just a few minutes, allowing patients to choose their dish only hours before they eat. For visitors and hospital staff a DeliMarché café will be introduced, serving great Costa Coffee as well as a range of sandwiches, paninis, salads, jacket potatoes and delicious pastries.

The range of support services Medirest has been selected to provide will enable the hospital to demonstrate consistently high standards of hygiene, safety and quality, enabling them to focus on providing excellent patient care.

For more information:
Alice Moran, Compass Group UK & Ireland
Tel: 01895 554459 / 07824482198
Email: alice.moran@compass-group.co.uk