One of the four Covid-19 Response Award groupings from which IWFM members and Facilitate readers will select a winner is entitled ‘On The COVID Frontline’.
The five shortlisted entries in this particular grouping show how workplace and facilities teams managed critical acts of creation or keeping a building, asset or people safe, secure and operational during the lockdown.
We encourage you to click here and register your vote for your winning entry in all four groupings, and to help you make your minds up here are the key elements to the five entries in the ‘On The COVID Frontline’ grouping:
The entry: Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
The story: A transition was managed from an outsourced service (catering, cleaning and portering) whilst dealing with the challenges posed by a changing Covid-19 picture.
The entry: North West Nightingale NHS Hospital Trust – Interserve Group
The story: A service company delivered a total facilities management contract in 12-days to ensure the safe running of the hospital.
The entry: Nightingale Hospital London – ISS
The story: A team was brought in to provide FM services to support the new field hospital being built at the ExCel.
The entry: Clatterbridge Cancer Centre – ISS Healthcare
The story: A New Cancer Care Centre was commissioned, delivering soft FM services in record time.
The entry: NHS Property Services
The story: Asset management, construction and FM teams worked collaboratively in record time to repurpose space to provide urgent additional hospital bed capacity
Each of the five entrants above has posted a short video about their entry and you can read their awards submission as well. See both by clicking here (scroll down to see those from 'On The COVID Frontline').