Medirest wins new contract with Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Medirest, part of Compass Group UK & Ireland, has been awarded the contract to provide domestic services at Blackpool Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, in a five year deal worth £3.3 million annually.
The leading provider of catering and support services to the NHS and wider UK healthcare market, will provide cleaning services to Blackpool Victoria Hospital from next April. To deliver the domestic services to the highest quality, Medirest will work with 200 on-site colleagues. The team will provide general cleaning services, as well as utilising their A+ cleaning solution, decontamination services and a rapid response team supporting the Trust to deliver the highest possible infection control and prevention practices. The Medirest team will also be investing in a number of innovative cleaning tools to ensure the highest level of service such as UV Dazo Markers, which allow high touch areas to be assessed for cleanliness and UVO Decontamination, to kill healthcare associated pathogens.
Steve Cenci, Managing Director, Healthcare at Compass Group UK & Ireland commented: “We are extremely proud to be awarded this contract by Blackpool Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. It’s exciting to be given the opportunity provide our services at the hospital and we’re looking forward to delivering the highest quality cleaning there and to building a strong relationship with Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.”
Nigel Fort, Associate Director of Facilities, from Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, said: “We are pleased to be working with Medirest, who secured this contract off the back of their excellent reputation, as well as their proposals to introduce new equipment that will take this service to the next level.”
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