We're engaged in a number of commercial ventures that support the work of the Trust, allowing us to innovate and also to generate income that is reinvested in services for our NHS patients.
Our commercial services team oversees a broad portfolio that includes:
- private patient services
- private sector partnerships
- new technology and innovation
- education and events
- international partnerships and consultancy support;
In addition we also provide:
ETL (Essentia Trading Limited)
ETL is a unique multidisciplinary consultancy that allows public and private sector organisations to transform their environments.
80 expert staff provide infrastructure advisory services in healthcare, higher education, science and research sectors across capital development, cost management, project and programme management, property consultancy, health strategy and planning and sustainability.
It is based in London and Oxfordshire, with staff also in Cambridge, East Anglia, Manchester and Dublin.
For more information, see the ETL (Essentia Trading Limited) website.
SYNLAB UK and Ireland are our partners, together with King's College Hospital, in an NHS/industry joint venture, providing our Viapath pathology services in support of our care for patients.
SYNLAB is Europe's leading medical diagnostic service provider. They are specialist pathology providers and bring extensive global experience and expertise in setting up, transforming and running testing and diagnostic services.
SYNLAB also partner the NHS in three other pathology joint ventures.
For more information on our pathology joint venture with SYNLAB, visit the South East London Pathology Services website
HCA at Guy's Cancer Centre
Our state-of-the-art Cancer Centre at Guy’s generates income from a partnership with HCA Healthcare UK, part of the world's largest private hospital group, who occupy the top four floors of the Cancer Centre.
HCA operate nearby London Bridge Hospital and have expanded their existing cancer care capacity by working with us.
HCA have also been an important partner during the COVID-19 pandemic, allowing us to make sure patients continued to receive lifesaving surgery when NHS services were most stretched.
We provide a range of onsite hospitality services for meetings and other functions, catering for small groups or large events.
We host the NHS London Procurement Partnership (NHS LPP) and also provide a range of procurement advice and support to other NHS providers.
Our team won the urban logistics category at the 2021 Supply Chain Excellence Awards. The award was for their pilot of a river cargo service from our supply chain hub in Dartford to Guy's Hospital.
This river cargo service is part of a wider programme supporting our sustainability strategy. Other initiatives include:
switching from single-use to reusable consumables
recycling medical devices
implementing energy efficient copiers and printers