Sodexo secures £1.1m contract with new Nuffield Health at St Bart’s Hospital

Sodexo has been awarded the food services contract for the first and only independent hospital in the City of London: the new Nuffield Health at St Bartholomew’s Hospital.

The new £1.1m contract runs for eighteen months will see Sodexo deliver patient dining as well as hospitality and staff dining at the new 55-bed Nuffield Health Hospital that has opened today.

Nuffield Health at St Bartholomew’s Hospital is the 37th Nuffield Health hospital in the UK, and part of the Nuffield Health new health and wellbeing campus in the City of London community.

Sodexo has a long partnership with Nuffield Health spanning 15 years and has been providing patient and staff dining at all of Nuffield Health’s hospitals since 2007.

Sodexo supports Nuffield Health in its aim to build a healthier nation and reach more people in communities in London and across the UK.

Focusing on the patients in-room experience, the approach to the new menus is on the use of British ingredients, sourcing locally where possible, with all crockery manufactured by Churchills in the North of England.

The use of technology to enhance the patient experience with ‘dine as you wish’ in room ordering, providing nutritional information to enable the best choices for Nuffield Health patients.

Philip Leigh, CEO healthcare, Sodexo UK & Ireland, said, “We are proud of our partnership with Nuffield Health and delighted to be chosen as their catering partner for this new hospital. We look forward to working alongside them as they work towards their goal to become London’s most trusted independent hospital.”