Send For Help subsidiary, Skyguard – Europe’s leading personal safety service – has been selected as an approved supplier on the NHS’s 2018 Lone Worker Framework Agreement.
Following a rigorous OJEU tender process undertaken on behalf of NHS Business Services Authority, Skyguard has been awarded the NHS Supply Chain’s Lone Worker Framework, launching on 1st September 2018.
The Framework Agreement which runs for two years with a two year extension, allows any NHS Trust to procure Skyguard’s range of lone worker devices and apps easily and cost effectively. Coinciding with the award of the Framework, Skyguard will be launching its new, innovative ‘MicroSOS’ device – it’s most discreet and feature-rich to date.
Certified to the highest industry standards and the Department of Health’s Information Governance Toolkit, Skyguard is already one of the largest suppliers of lone worker alarms to the NHS. Skyguard’s solutions are utilised by over 150 NHS Trusts across the country including flagship sites such as, Great Ormond Street Hospital, Guy’s and St.Thomas’, and University College London.
Chief Executive, James Murray said, “We’re delighted to be awarded the new NHS’s Lone Worker Framework which will provide Trusts with a simple means of procuring our latest devices, whilst saving them money at a time when budgets are under increasing pressure.
“We’re already safeguarding tens of thousands of NHS staff every day and this Agreement reaffirms our commitment to the largest employer of lone workers in the UK.”
For further information please visit: www.skyguard.co.uk/nhs