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MTS complete Equipment Procurement for Zayed Centre for Rare Disease

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust and UCL (Institute of Child Health)
Zayed Centre for Rare Diseases

Role    Equipment Procurement Advisory

MTS worked with Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children and UCL (on behalf of the GOSH Charity) who are funding a 7 Storey “Bench to Bedside” Transitional Research facility for Children with Rare Diseases. There is a GMP (Gene Manufacturing Plant) and seven clean rooms with agile working for 469 staff/researchers including an outpatient facility and Laboratories. MTS specified, procured, installed and handed over all Group 2 and 3 & 4 equipment.

MTS prepared detailed 1:50 Room lists and costings and signed these off in close collaboration with the users.

MTS was also responsible for the commissioning of all the equipment including transfers into the building and the Removals and Logistics Tender and Appointment.

A full handover report and excel file for finance and clinical engineering estates was provided.


Recently we celebrated the opening of The Zayed Centre for Research into Rare Disease in Children and welcomed the first outpatients through its doors for treatment. The purpose-built Zayed Centre for Research brings together pioneering research and clinical care under one roof in a world-first that will help to drive forward new treatments and cures for seriously ill children from across the UK and international patients. The new facility has been built on Guilford Street, next to Great Ormond Street Hospital and UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health in London.

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MTS enjoys a successful Healthcare Estates IHEEM 2014


MTS enjoyed a very successful Healthcare Estates IHEEM 2014 in Manchester on 7th & 8th October. MTS attended a number of interesting seminars and conferences and arranged to meet a wide variety of clients at the event to talk about Medical Equipment Asset Management in the NHS and private sector.

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MTS Health attend Royal opening of Chelsea Children’s Hospital


Ruth Strickland and Caroline Finlay of MTS were invited to attend the prestigious opening of the Chelsea Children’s Hospital, at the Chelsea and Westminster NHS Trust, in recognition of the work undertaken by MTS in equipping the whole facility. The building was officially opened by HRH Prince Charles and The Duchess of Cornwall.

MTS provided the Trust with a team of Equipment Procurement experts who successfully selected, negotiated, and installed all of the equipment for this prestigious wing. The project build was £40m and the equipment included Integrated Theatres, HIV, GUM, Outpatients and the new Chelsea Childrens Hospital.

MTS also won the BIFM 2012 Innovation in Product Award for their work with the Trust and Freeway Medical in the development of a bespoke HDU Paediatric Unit.

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Andrew Frost of MTS promoted to Technical Director


Andrew Frost has been at MTS for 8 years and has recently been promoted to Technical Director. This is an important appointment for MTS as it marks the company’s progression into the area of Asset Management (ISO5000) and PAS55 which Andrew will lead on. MTS has been providing Equipment Strategies for the NHS for some years and it is using this experience that they are now providing a structure around the Management of Medical Equipment within the NHS.

Andrew Frost is a Clinical Engineer with 25 years experience.

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Recent Wins for MTS

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MTS is delighted to announce it has been selected on the following projects:

–          Highwood Health (Laing O’ Rourke) for Dumfries and Galloway

–          Avanti Architects for The London Clinic

–          Interim Medical Device Manager for West Herts (via Green and Kassab)

–          Due Diligence Project on an Acquisition

–          Trust Advisor to Midland Metropolitan PF2 via Capita

–          East Hertfordshire – Trust Advisory – Equipment

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Her Majesty The Queen opens The Royal London Hospital


Her Majesty The Queen, accompanied by His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh, officially opened the new Royal London Hospital on Wednesday 27 February 2012. Her Majesty has a long association with the hospital and the east end of London, and this was Her Majesty’s sixth visit.

MTS and the Royal London Hospital
MTS was delighted to be associated with the opening of the Royal London Hospital, part of Barts Health NHS Trust.

MTS Health provided the equipment and procurement services to the trust for Barts Phase 1 Cancer Care Centre, Royal London Phase 1, Including London’s leading Trauma and Emergency Care Centre, and currently Barts Heart Centre.

MTS was appointed in 2008 to undertake the equipment procurement in collaboration with the Trust on all four of the major developments. Barts Phase 1 Cancer Care unit was opened in May 2010. The Royal London building in Whitechapel, comprising of three tower blocks with over 14 floors in each, including a helipad, opened in March 2012. The building houses Europe’s largest Renal Unit and also a Children’s Hospital with over 100 beds. The budget was circa £10m and all 10,000 rooms were commissioned on time and under budget.

Catherine Holmes, Senior Project Manager of MTS had at times up to 4 team members co-ordinating the procurement, logistics and installation of the furniture and equipment. This was a joint collaboration with the Trust Capital team, with whom MTS has worked since the concept of the PFI for nearly 6 years.

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