April 26th, 2022
The NHS Supply Chain Environmental Decontamination Framework is now live, and Signify has been awarded as a supplier to the framework for UV-C and disinfection solutions.
Even though restrictions are now lifted, and we are getting back to some sort of “normality”, there is still something holding us back. There is still a fear of becoming infected and the impact that this has on us a individuals, our family & friends, our patients and colleagues, and, the businesses that we work for. There is also the fear of the unknown, and what will the next virus might be, and how will this affect us. As cases COVID -19 cases continue to rise in the UK every day, we must take action to prevent infection and transmission, and to protect us from whatever the future may hold.
In the healthcare sector, infection prevention and control is of paramount importance, especially in hospitals and care facilities. The elimination of infection risk, whether to patients or health care professionals, has always been the highest priority, which has become even more crucial since the pandemic. Owing to the heightened need for a stronger Infection control strategy, to keep these harmful viruses at bay, the NHS supple chain has recently announced the Enviromental Decontamination Framework.
About the framework
This framework offers hospitals and trusts one easy central location to access several solutions & services that can offer improved infection control & disinfection within their estates. It includes a selection of products that can clean the air & surfaces within any given healthcare space. The UV-C based products on offer from Signify have been widely used throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Applications including Offices, Schools, Retail stores, Sports & leisure facilities, even equestrian centres, and now this framework enables these product to be adopted into the most critical of sector of them all , the healthcare sector. Signify have already have a long & proven track record of serving the healthcare sector and have already deployed some UV-C solution into UK NHS hospitals /trusts
Signify has been awarded as a supplier to the framework under two lots: UV-C Machines (surface disinfection) and Air Purification Systems (Air disinfection) and this award is testimony to the effectiveness of our technology, the robustness & quality of our solutions and credibility our brand brings to this critical topic. The framework is effective till March 27th 2024.