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Dear Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust,

I would be grateful if you could provide me under the Freedom of Information Act, details in respect to the contracts below.

Retail Catering Services / Patient feeding services
1. The name and contact details for the Chief Executive?
2. The name and contact details for the Director of Finance?
3. The name and contact details for the Director of Estates and Facilities?

Retail Catering
4. The name(s) of the company(ies) who currently provides retail catering at the hospital?
5. How many retail catering outlets are there in the hospital and which caterers run them (if different)?
6. 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?
7. The types of outlets e.g. coffee shop, restaurant etc
8. When was the contract last tendered?
9. How long was the contract awarded for?
10. When does the contract expire?
11. Is there an option to extend and if so for how long?
12. At the last tender which suppliers applied for inclusion on each retail catering contract? Of these, which were successful at PQQ & ITT stages?
13. Has a decision been made yet on whether the contract is being extended or renewed?
14. What is the average sales turnover per annum for all the outlets combined?

Patient Feeding
15. Who provides patient feeding within the hospital?
16. If this is run in house is the trust willing to consider outsourcing?
17. 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?
18. When was patient feeding services last tendered or reviewed?
19. What is the Contract Length?
20. When does the contract expire?
21. Is there an option to extend and if so for how long?
22. What is the annual turnover per annum for patient feeding?
23. At the last tender which suppliers applied for inclusion on the patient feeding contract? Of these, which were successful at the PQQ & ITT stages?
24. Has a decision been made yet on whether the patient feeding contract is being extended or renewed?

Additional Questions
25. 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?
26. How many staff work in each hospital?

For clarity, the details of the successful and unsuccessful suppliers are kept in the strictest confidence. All these details are only used to help in potentially bidding for these contracts. I would be very grateful if you would provide the details which gives us more information about how the hospital operates.

Yours faithfully,

David Roberts

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Dear David Roberts,

 

Thank you for your recent request for information under the Freedom of
Information (FOI) Act 2000.

 

We are now in a position to respond to your request.

 

Your request:

 

Retail Catering Services / Patient feeding services

1.The name and contact details for the Chief Executive?

2.The name and contact details for the Director of Finance?

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

 

Retail Catering

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

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

6.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?

7.The types of outlets e.g. coffee shop, restaurant etc 8.When was the
contract last tendered?

9.How long was the contract awarded for?

10.When does the contract expire?

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

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

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

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

 

Patient Feeding

15.Who provides patient feeding within the hospital?

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

17.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?

18.When was patient feeding services last tendered or reviewed?

19.What is the Contract Length?

20.When does the contract expire?

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

22.What is the annual turnover per annum for patient feeding?

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

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

 

Additional Questions

25.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?

26.How many staff work in each hospital?

 

Our response:

 

Under Section 1(1)(a) of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), the Trust
can confirm that it holds information relevant to your request and this
has been provided where possible below.

 

Retail Catering Services / Patient feeding services

 

1. Marianne Griffiths - [1][email address]

2. Clare Stafford - [2][email address]

3. David Jones - [3][email address]

 

Retail Catering

 

4-10.  Please refer to the table below for the information requested.

 

Property Description/Usage Tenant Type of Term Date from Date to
Location Tenure (Years)
Barry Main Entrance Compass Lease 5 01/09/2018 31/08/2023
Building, Costa & Amego Contract
Royal Retail Shop Services
Sussex UK
County
Hospital,
Eastern
Road,
Brighton,
BN2 5BE
Park 3rd Floor - Friends Underlease 7 24/03/2013 22/03/2020
Centre, Friends Café of
177 Brighton
Preston & Hove
Road, Hospitals
Brighton,
BN1 6AG
Princess Main entrance - PRH Lease 14 07/11/2005 06/11/2019
Royal Coffee shop League of
Hospital, Friends
Lewes
Road,
Haywards
Heath,
RH164EX
Royal Retail Shop and Rocking Lease 27 20/11/2007 29/11/2034
Alexandra Store Horse
Childrens Appeal
Hospital, Charity
Eastern who
Road, sublease
Brighton, to WH
BN2 5BE Smiths
Princess Main entrance - Royal Lease 5 01/04/2014 31/03/2019
Royal Retail Shop Voluntary
Hospital, Services
Lewes
Road,
Haywards
Heath,
RH164EX
Royal Café/Retail Royal Lease 5 01/04/2014 31/03/2019
Sussex Outlets at: A&E, Voluntary
County OPD, Cancer Services
Hospital, Centre, Royal
Eastern Alexandra
Road, Childrens
Brighton, Hospital, Sussex
BN2 5BE Eye Hospital &
Store.

 

 

11. There are no options to extend any of the leases.

12. The Compass outlet for the Main Entrance Costa & Amego Retail Shop was
tendered; WH Smiths & Sodexo also put in bids.

13. No decisions regarding renewal have been made to date.

14. The Trust does not hold this information - not all outlets are obliged
to provide these details.  Since this information is not held by the
Trust, it is therefore not available under the Act at this time.

 

Patient Feeding

 

15. In-house

16. Not at this time

17. Not applicable

18. It was last reviewed in 2015.

19. Not applicable

20. Not applicable

21. Not applicable

22. Not applicable

23. Not applicable

24. Not applicable

 

Additional Questions

 

25. Royal Sussex County Hospital (site), Brighton = 693; Princess Royal
Hospital (site), Haywards Heath = 351.  Please note that both figures
exclude day-case beds.

 

26. We can only provide a Trust-wide figure since some staff work across
several sites = approximately 8,500

 

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