Imperial Health London and AquaFund win top NHS award for water outsourcing – gaining an annual efficiency improvement of 17%.
September 23, 2015
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, one of the largest NHS trusts in the UK with a turnover of almost £1 billion, and water management consultants ADSM, were awarded the ‘Value and Improvement through Outsourcing’ award last night at the 2015 Health Service Journal (HSJ) Value in Healthcare awards. The prestigious awards were held at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London, and a record breaking 532 entries competed for recognition at the dazzling ceremony.
Of the 280 NHS Trusts in the UK, Imperial were recognised as the leader in water efficiency, having gained a £250,000 cash saving and annual efficiency improvement of 17% through ADSM’s multi-million pound AquaFund grant. The AquaFund grant awarded to the Trust provided and installed state-of-the-art water saving technology, site audits, consultancy services, water data and tariff analysis and an industry-leading bill validation service.
The AquaFund project also donates a percentage of its revenue each year on the Trust’s behalf to charity WaterAid. As a result, the Trust has helped assist 350,000 people in developing countries gain access to safe water and sanitation.
The awards were a great evening of recognition and celebration for all the organisations making steps to greatly improve efficiency and value.
For more information on the AquaFund grant including how to claim your share, visit www.adsm.com/AquaFund or call 01753 833 880.
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