OCS extends manned guarding contract with Cwm Taf NHS Trust

International total facilities management provider OCS has won a one-year extension to its contract with Cwm Taf NHS Trust to provide manned guarding services at the Prince Charles Hospital in Merthyr Tydfil, Royal Glamorgan Hospital in Llantrisant and St Tydfil’s Hospital in Merthyr Tydfil.

The contract includes the provision of security services to the three hospitals, including the A&E wards. It also covers the monitoring of the maternity ward, baby security tagging, car park monitoring and key holding/activation services.

Darrell Jones, Regional Operations Manager, said: “OCS has been providing services to Cwm Taf NHS Trust for the last five years and this contract extension builds on the excellent working relationship we have with the client.  We have a great team who regularly exceed the client’s expectations and this extension is a just reward for our approach.”

About OCS Group Limited

OCS Group is an international total facilities management (TFM) provider employing more than 85,000 people in 40 countries worldwide, with a turnover in excess of £875 million (for the year ending March 2013). The company offers more than 70 individual services from catering, cleaning, horticulture and waste management to security, maintenance and hygiene. These services can be delivered individually or as part of a fully-integrated FM solution. OCS manages and delivers services to organisations across the public and private sector.

As a private business in the fifth-generation of family ownership, OCS believes in sustainable solutions. Its maxim Here Today, Here Tomorrow reflects the delivery of sustainable solutions to facilities management problems which are sustainable in financial, human, community and environmental terms. Its core values define what it believes in as an organisation. OCS puts customers first; fosters a ‘can do’ attitude; builds strong relationships; recognises wider responsibilities; promotes change and innovation; and provides great value.

OCS takes an active role in the facilities management community as members of the British Institute of Facilities Management, the Business Services Association, the Facilities Management Association and the Cleaning and Support Services Association.