Carlisle Support Services has been awarded a spot as supplier on the NHS North of England Commercial Procurement Collaborative (NOE CPC) framework.
The framework provides trusts with access to Security Industry Authority-approved contractors supplying SIA-licensed security personnel who are able to respond to the demands of providing security services in healthcare units.
Security services for the healthcare sector framework are spilt into two separate lots:
Lot 1 - Security services
Manned guarding, mobile patrols, key holding and alarm response, reception duties and CCTV monitoring services
Lot 2 - Managed Security Services
Manned guarding, mobile patrols, key holding and alarm response, reception duties and CCTV monitoring services. Additional security services including bed-watching, car park management and management of the full services through the provision of security management personnel.
Lucy Lott, group commercial director, said: "Being awarded supplier status on these lots of this framework is a great achievement for Carlisle Support Services and illustrates just how seriously we take our alignment with the NHS and public sector as a whole. We're investing heavily in developing our services, expertise and propositions to help NHS bodies looking to modernise their security environments while minimising risk."
Carlisle offers security, cleaning, and events and retail merchandising services across the UK and Ireland.