FOI 5523- Catering service contracts

Date: 01 October 2019 to 01 October 2022

Retail Catering Services / Patient feeding services – Medway NHS Foundation Trust

The name and contact details for the Chief Executive?

The name and contact details for the Director of Finance?

The name and contact details for the Director of Estates and Facilities?

 

Retail Catering

The name(s) of the company(ies) who currently provides retail catering at the hospital?

How many retail catering outlets are there in the hospital and which caterers run them (if different)?

Is this a single service contract or part of an IFM contract? If so, who is the FM provider and what other services are included?

The types of outlets e.g. coffee shop, restaurant etc

When was the contract last tendered?

How long was the contract awarded for?

When does the contract expire?

Is there an option to extend and if so for how long?

At the last tender which suppliers applied for inclusion on each retail catering contract?  Of these, which were successful at PQQ & ITT stages?

Has a decision been made yet on whether the contract is being extended or renewed?

What is the average sales turnover per annum for all the outlets combined?

Single service contract or part of an IFM and if so, who is the FM provider, details of other services included?

 

Patient Feeding

Who provides patient feeding within the hospital?

If this is run in house is the trust willing to consider outsourcing?

If outsourced, is this a single service contract or part of an IFM contract? If so, who is the FM provider and what other services are included?

When was patient feeding services last tendered or reviewed?

What is the Contract Length?

When does the contract expire?

Is there an option to extend and if so for how long?

What is the annual turnover per annum for patient feeding?

At the last tender which suppliers applied for inclusion on the patient feeding contract? Of these, which were successful at the PQQ & ITT stages?

Has a decision been made yet on whether the patient feeding contract is being extended or renewed?

 

Additional Questions

How many beds are there in the hospital? If there is more than one hospital in the trust, please can you breakdown the number of beds per hospital building?

How many staff work in each hospital?

  • Request ID:
    FOI 5523
  • Category:
    Trust - Catering
  • Response:

    Retail Catering Services / Patient feeding services – Medway NHS Foundation Trust

    The name and contact details for the Chief Executive?- Under Section 21 of the Freedom of Information Act, this request has been exempt on the grounds that the information is already publicly available on the Trust’s website at:  https://www.medway.nhs.uk/about-us/james-devine.htm   

    The name and contact details for the Director of Finance?- Under Section 21 of the Freedom of Information Act, this request has been exempt on the grounds that the information is already publicly available on the Trust’s website at https://www.medway.nhs.uk/about-us/ian-oconnor.htm Contactable via email at:  medwayft.officialcorrespondence@nhs.net

    The name and contact details for the Director of Estates and Facilities?- Under Section 21 of the Freedom of Information Act, this request has been exempt on the grounds that the information is already publicly available on the Trust’s website at:  https://www.medway.nhs.uk/about-us/gary-lupton.htm

    Please note that disclosure of these contact emails addresses does not constitute an opt-in by staff members to receive marketing emails promoting the goods or services of your company.

     

    Retail Catering

    The name(s) of the company(ies) who currently provides retail catering at the hospital? In house catering and Medway League of Friends

    How many retail catering outlets are there in the hospital and which caterers run them (if different)? 4 50/50 split as above

    Is this a single service contract or part of an IFM contract? If so, who is the FM provider and what other services are included? Not contracted out

    The types of outlets e.g. coffee shop, restaurant etc 2 x coffee shops, 1 x retail shop, 1 x retail dining room

    When was the contract last tendered? Not tendered

    How long was the contract awarded for? No contract

    When does the contract expire? N/A

    Is there an option to extend and if so for how long? N/A

    At the last tender which suppliers applied for inclusion on each retail catering contract?  Of these, which were successful at PQQ & ITT stages? N/A

    Has a decision been made yet on whether the contract is being extended or renewed? N/A

    What is the average sales turnover per annum for all the outlets combined? £1.2M in house – Medway League of Friends is a voluntary organisation which supports the work of the hospital, but is not managed by the Trust. 

    Single service contract or part of an IFM and if so, who is the FM provider, details of other services included? No contract

     

    Patient Feeding

    Who provides patient feeding within the hospital? Trust staff, In house managed service

    If this is run in house is the trust willing to consider outsourcing? Trust would always consider this as part of benchmarking costs

    If outsourced, is this a single service contract or part of an IFM contract? If so, who is the FM provider and what other services are included? n/a

    When was patient feeding services last tendered or reviewed? Not tendered

    What is the Contract Length? n/a

    When does the contract expire? n/a

    Is there an option to extend and if so for how long? n/a

    What is the annual turnover per annum for patient feeding? There is no turnover in patient catering, as an internal service we make no sales or charges to departments.

    At the last tender which suppliers applied for inclusion on the patient feeding contract? Of these, which were successful at the PQQ & ITT stages? n/a

    Has a decision been made yet on whether the patient feeding contract is being extended or renewed? n/a

     

    Additional Questions

    How many beds are there in the hospital? If there is more than one hospital in the trust, please can you breakdown the number of beds per hospital building? Medway NHS Foundation Trust currently have 489 general and acute beds at Medway Maritime Hospital.

    How many staff work in each hospital?- 4,348