Contractor appointed preferred bidder by Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust   


Nottingham. Source: Madninja

Carillion has been selected as preferred bidder for a £200m support services contract for Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust.

The five-year contract covers the Queen’s Medical Centre and Nottingham City Hospital

Under the contract, Carillion will provide hard and soft services, including fabric maintenance, mechanical and electrical engineering, catering, cleaning, security, logistics, patient movements, waste management and the operation of the switchboard and helpdesk functions.

Peter Homa, chief executive of Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, said: “Carillion has extensive experience of running estates and facilities services at other similar-size hospitals.

“We are confident that by working in partnership with Carillion and utilising their expertise and innovative ideas for running these services, we can build on our strengths and further improve service standards for the benefit of our patients.”

Carillion chief executive, Richard Howson, said: “I am delighted that Carillion has been selected as the preferred bidder to become a strategic partner for one of the country’s largest NHS Trusts. 

“We look forward to working with the Nottingham University Hospitals Trust and to using our extensive skills and experience in the health sector to support the Trust in delivering first-class patient services.”