Caring for the UK from Cornwall to Durham
Why it is interesting: Barchester Healthcare is now one of the biggest independent care providers in the UK. Barchester was originally created to provide high-quality nursing care and hospitality to older people but their expertise and ability to offer support has expanded significantly since its foundation in 1992. They now offer services to 11,000 people around the UK in an impressive variety of quality homes.Read more...
Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Healthy Savings achieved with the NHS
Why it is interesting: London Procurement Partnership Framework: This framework is helping NHS trusts to deliver the highest quality services while at the same time ensuring value for money on NHS projects. We are delighted to have won our first tender through this framework which enabled Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust to access the solution required to meet their energy objectives in two of their community hospitals.Read more...
Calderstones Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Calderstones puts its trust in VPO® and VPO® in its Trust
Why it is interesting: With a carbon footprint of 21 million tonnes of CO2 equivalent ( CO2e) and a large, aging estate, few organisations in the country face as difficult a carbon challenge as the NHS. The budgetary pressure imposed on the public sector also impacts the NHS, so it is important that Trusts adopt tried and tested measures to tackle the dual challenge of cutting cost and carbon.Read more...
South Essex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Why it is interesting: Rochford Hospital, part of South Essex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, is a mental health hospital that underwent a £25m redevelopment and was opened in February 2008. The building is highly efficient and the redevelopment involved implementing high frequency lighting and LEDs throughout the building and variable speed drives on most of the motors.
Annual Savings: kWh: 5.7% | CO2: 33,000kg | £4,500
South West Essex Community Services
NHS South West Essex - Mayflower
Why it is interesting: South West Essex Community Services is the leading provider of community health services in South West Essex. Each year they provide advice, care and treatment to more than 80,000 children, adults and older people. Their expert teams cater for people of all ages from new-born babies to older people. They provide care and support for patients in a range of settings, including health centres, community hospitals and their own homes.
Annual Savings: kWh: 12.1% | CO2: 11,600kg | £2,140
South West London & St George's Mental Health Trust
Richmond Royal hospital
Why it is interesting: Since being formed in 1994, the South West London & St George’s Mental Health Trust has been based at Springfield University Hospital in Tooting. It also operates from almost 100 other locations, providing mental health and community services to 39,500 people each year. The Trust is subject to Department of Health plans for Sustainable Development. After the Trust sent the annual electricity consumption details for Richmond Royal hospital, it was possible to give a provisional quote for a powerPerfector unit and the energy savings that would be expected.
Annual Savings: kWh: 11.4% | CO2: 29,800kg | £4,800