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Lancashire Trust appoints OCS Group


Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust (LCFT) has appointed OCS as its outsourced soft FM provider, in a £15m, five-year contract that will see OCS deliver catering,cleaning, portering, helpdesk and waste management across the Trust’s estate, which spans Lancashire County’s 1,118 square miles.

Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust (LCFT) has appointed OCS as its outsourced soft FM provider, in a £15m, five-year contract that will see OCS deliver catering,cleaning, portering, helpdesk and waste management across the Trust’s estate, which spans Lancashire County’s 1,118 square miles.

LCFT provides mental health and community services across the whole of Lancashire, serving a population of around 1.5 million people. Premises included within the contract are Ridge Lea, Daisyfield Mill, Charnley Fold, Scarisbrick and BickerstaffeHouse in Ormskirk, in addition to Trust operated facilities on Burnley, Blackpool, Chorley and Blackburn acute hospital campuses.

The portfolio of soft FM services will be provided to all LCFT facilities with the exception of the Trust’s secure units that will continue to deliver soft FM services in-house.

The overall management of Hard and Soft FM service providers will eventually transfer from LCFT into Red Rose Corporate Services LLP (RRCS).

“In OCS Healthcare we have appointed a first class service provider who shares our vision of putting the service user at the heart of everything we do.  The dialogue and working relations to date have been extremely positive and I am sure that future relations will be built on partnering foundations to both organisations mutual benefit,” said Steve Jameson, Property Services Director, Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust.

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