Laundry Solutions for the Healthcare Sector
01/05/2019 - 30/04/2023
Laundry Solutions is a free to access multi-lot framework and has been designed to meet the varying laundry and linen needs of NHS trusts, and offers customers access to a range of providers including laundry consultants. Click the benefits tab to see what Laundry Solutions offers you.
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Laundry Solutions for the Healthcare Sector has been created to help NHS trusts meet the demands on their laundry and linen services.
The supply of linen to the NHS has changed over the last 30 years with the majority of work now outsourced. NOE CPC’s Laundry Solutions for the Healthcare Sector has been designed to meet the varying laundry and linen needs of NHS trusts. It offers customers access to a range of providers including laundry consultants, as well as a quick and easy benchmarking tool to identify savings opportunities.
The agreement provides NHS trusts with a compliant route to contract for services including general laundry services for patients, theatre textiles and laundry consultancy; and access to market leading suppliers that meet NHS requirements for decontaminating linen used in health and social care and infection control industry regulations.
- Opportunity to review the overall laundry service and drive innovation
- Undertake a further competition for loacl requirements
- Extensive experience and knowledge available from the Category Team
- Ensures capability of suppliers to meet minimum NHS requirements
- Reduce procurement costs including technical expertise
- Ongoing consideration for patient care and wellbeing
- Opportunities for collaborative working with other trusts to reduce costs.
This framework is divided into three lots
Lot 1a: General Patient Laundry and Linen Services
Lot 1b: General Patient Laundry and Linen Services for Hired Items
Lot 2: CE marked barrier theatre textiles - hired items
Lot 3: The Provision of Laundry Consultancy Services
- Central Laundry Ltd
- Express Linen Services Ltd
Elis UK Ltd (formerly Berendsen Healthcare Ltd)
- Laundry Solutions
- Northern Care Alliance NHS Group
(The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust)
- Salisbury Linen Services
- Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
- Synergy LMS
NOE CPC supported our members The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust through the re-procurement of their laundry and linen services contract, specifically ward and theatre linens. To read the full case study click here.
“The NOE CPC framework provided a compliant route to market for the full scope of Linen and Laundry services required by the Trust. Imran was able to bring his knowledge of the market to the project, including lessons learned from similar procurements which proved extremely useful. Charlotte was both professional and helpful in supporting the Trust throughout the further competition process and I look forward to hopefully working with them both again in the future”.
Jo-Anne Turner, Category Manager (Estates and Facilities) The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust
“The NOE CPC framework documents for the procurement of laundry solutions provided a straightforward and compliant route to market. The team are vastly experienced, have great market knowledge, and were fully supportive throughout the tender process”.
Paul Bird, Head of Facilities, The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust