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OCS moves to extend security guarding contract with Alder Hey Children’s Hospital

by Brian Sims

OCS has extended its contract to deliver security guarding and emergency helipad response services at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in Liverpool – a contract the business has held since 2011. The new agreement was awarded to OCS after a rigorous re-tender process and keeps the company on site for a further three years from 1 March 2018.

Petra Moss, managing director for OCS Healthcare and Education, commented: “It’s fantastic that we have been able to extend our agreement with Alder Hey Children’s Hospital. This renewal is indicative of OCS’ standing in the healthcare arena and our ability to deliver services that ultimately improve patient comfort and satisfaction.”

Founded in 1914, Alder Hey Children’s Hospital is one of the biggest and busiest specialist paediatric hospitals in Europe with a vision to lead on world-class healthcare for children and young people by committing to excellence through partnership, research, innovation and learning. The hospital serves over 275,000 children and young people in Merseyside and the North West of England every year.

OCS Group UK Limited is part of the OCS Group, an international facilities management (FM) services provider with an annual turnover of £1 billion and employing more than 87,000 people around the world. OCS is trusted by over 20,000 clients across the globe to deliver essential and sustainable FM services 24 hours per day.

As the largest family-owned FM services company in the world, OCS delivers over 70 internationally-accredited services including security, cleaning, catering, waste management and maintenance. The company offers stand-alone FM services, bundled service offers and fully-integrated facilities services management, working in partnership with clients to understand their challenges and requirements and designing sustainable, value-add services to meet specific needs. OCS manages and delivers services to organisations across both the public and private sectors.

OCS ranked 58th in The Sunday Times Top Track 100 in July last year. The company takes an active role in the FM community as members of the British Institute of Facilities Management and the Business Services Association.

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