Sodexo secures major contract with Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
November 27, 2014
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust has chosen to partner with Sodexo for its cleaning, portering, retail and private patient services across its five hospitals in London.
The five year contract will also see Sodexo transform the Trust’s patient dining services.
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust is one of the largest NHS Trusts in the country, providing services to over one million patients a year. The five hospitals include Queen Charlotte’s & Chelsea Hospital; Hammersmith Hospital, Charing Cross Hospital; St Mary’s Hospital and the Western Eye Hospital.
Sodexo will work with the Trust to deliver industry-leading patient dining, portering, cleaning and helpdesk services at the Trust’s five hospitals as well as the hospitality and retail services. Sodexo will introduce a variety of restaurants and coffee shops featuring local, seasonal or sustainably grown or raised foods for staff, patients and visitors alike.
The private patients contract will see Sodexo provide the catering, cleaning, domestic and portering services for the Lindo Wing at St Mary’s Hospital; The Robert and Lisa Sainsbury Wing at Hammersmith Hospital; Stanley Clayton Ward at Queen Charlotte’s & Chelsea Hospital and The Thames View at Charing Cross Hospital.
Chris O’Boyle, director of estates, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust commented, “Our catering, cleaning and portering services are vital to providing good, safe care and making our patients' time here as easy and comfortable as possible. We are very pleased to work with Sodexo towards delivering an excellent experience for all our patients and staff.”
Simon Scrivens, managing director for Sodexo’s healthcare business says, “This prestigious contract is the beginning of a collaboration with the Trust delivering first-class patient experience. We are delighted to have such a wonderful opportunity to serve the Trust staff and over two million patients cared for by the Trust.”