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Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust (CNWL) Contract
OCS has been working with CNWL for 12 years and the extended contract – which commenced on 14th May 2018 – will bring a further 13 of the Trust’s sites in Milton Keynes within OCS’s remit to provide cleaning and waste services, adding to the 82 sites OCS already provides the full range of soft services.
Derrick Andrews, operations director for OCS Healthcare & Education, commented: “This is testament to the close working partnership that OCS has established with CNWL over the past 12 years and more recently with QTS. We will continue to collaborate with QTS and CNWL in finding ways that our best practice and their clinical knowledge can lead to an exemplary level of service for patients.”
Formed in 2002, CNLW is one of the largest NHS Trusts in the UK. It employs roughly 7000 staff and provides more than 300 different health services across 150 sites. The Trust assists people with a variety of needs at various stages of life – from mental and physical health, to addiction treatment and learning disability services. The majority of services are conducted in a community setting, treating people in their homes or via small local clinics.
About Quality Trusted Solutions (QTS)
Quality Trusted Solutions (QTS) is a wholly owned subsidiary company of CNWL which was launched in April 2018. As part of its remit QTS manages FM services on behalf of CNWL.
About OCS Group UK Limited
OCS Group UK Limited is part of the OCS Group an international facilities management services provider, with annual turnover of £1bn, employing more than 89,000 people around the world. OCS ranked 58th in the Sunday Times Top Track 100 in July 2017.
The company offers more than 80 individual services from catering, cleaning, horticulture and waste management to security, maintenance and hygiene. These services can be delivered individually or as part of a fully-integrated FM solution. OCS manages and delivers services to organisations across the public and private sector.
As a private business in the fifth-generation of family ownership, OCS believes in sustainable solutions. Its maxim ‘Here Today, Here Tomorrow’ reflects the delivery of sustainable solutions to facilities management problems which are sustainable in financial, human, community and environmental terms. Its core values define what it believes in as an organisation. OCS puts customers first; fosters a ‘can do’ attitude; builds strong relationships; recognises wider responsibilities; promotes change and innovation; and provides great value.
OCS takes an active role in the facilities management community as members of the British Institute of Facilities Management and the Business Services Association.