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NHS Trust contract awarded

Published 3rd February, 2015 by Neil Nixon

NHS Trust contract awarded

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.

Sodexo will work with the Trust to deliver patient dining, portering, cleaning and helpdesk services at the Trust's five hospitals as well as 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.

Chris O'Boyle, director of estates, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, said: “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, said: “This prestigious contract is the beginning of a collaboration with the Trust delivering a 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.”

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