Commercial

Our partners

We have one of the largest and most experienced commercial teams in the NHS. We're engaged in a number of commercial ventures that support the work of the Trust. This allows us to make service improvements and generate income that is reinvested in services for our NHS patients.

Our commercial services team oversees a broad portfolio that includes:

  • business development, partnerships with industry and managed service agreements
  • bids and tenders
  • commercial education and events
  • commercial legal
  • retail services
  • other commercial activities

The business development team supports the Trust to identify, develop and deliver new and innovative partnerships with industry to:

  • enhance patient care
  • promote efficiencies
  • achieve value for money

We support clinical services in responding to bids and tenders, either to retain clinical services or to deliver new NHS services. Guy’s and St Thomas’ has a wealth of experience in developing partnerships with industry and the NHS, as well as delivering managed services. Working together, we deliver service models that improve efficiencies, service quality and patient care

If you would like to discuss any opportunities, please email [email protected]

The team works closely with experts from across Guy’s and St Thomas’ to run events in a wide range of key clinical areas, including:

  • cardiology
  • haematology
  • urology
  • pharmacy
  • dermatology

We work hard to make sure that we create the highest quality learning and development courses and conferences, which is why all appropriate courses are accredited with continuing professional development points (CPD).

Visit the Guy's and St Thomas' education and events website.

The commercial legal team acts as a cross cutting internal legal team supporting the delivery of Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust’s commercial and operational strategy by maximising value and managing risk across the Trust wide commercial contracts portfolio.

Our key delivery pillars focus on:

  1. complex legal structuring, negotiation and advice
  2. commercial legal and risk infrastructure
  3. coordination of external legal advisory

Guy’s and St Thomas’ provide a range of goods and services through our retail outlets to meet the everyday needs of our patients, visitors and staff. We are continually reviewing what we can offer our patients, their families, carers and staff to enhance what is already available. The Trust also hosts aerials for a number of mobile telecommunications providers.

If you would like to discuss any opportunities, please email [email protected]

Other commercial activities

Guy's and St Thomas' has a range of other commercial activities.

Guy's and St Thomas' is involved in developing new testing protocols and testing structures for genomics, both for cancer and rare diseases. This involves working with industry partners to further develop and enhance genetic testing.

For more information, visit our supporting research page.

At Guy’s and St Thomas’ Consulting our purpose is to create positive change in the lives of patients and their families, while generating profits that advance NHS care.

We do this by harnessing the skills and expertise from our clinical and operational experts who are operating at the frontline within Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust.

Together, we develop healthcare solutions that deliver lasting impact, both nationally and internationally.

Email: [email protected]

For more information about our private health services, please visit the Guy's and St Thomas' Private Healthcare website.

The Trust works with companies to help us deliver better, faster, fairer healthcare via the Centre for Innovation, Transformation and Improvement (CITI).

Lexica is a leading specialist consultancy supporting health and life sciences organisations in the UK and internationally with the planning and continuous improvement of their services now and into the future.

Established by the Trust in 2013, the company is based in London and Oxford with hubs in Bristol, Cambridge, Manchester and Dublin. Its services include healthcare strategy and planning, property consultancy, cost, project and programme management, net zero transition and infrastructure solutions.

For more information visit the Lexica website.

SYNLAB UK and Ireland are our partners, together with King's College Hospital, in an NHS/industry joint venture, providing our Synnovis 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 3 other pathology joint ventures.

For more information on our pathology joint venture with SYNLAB, visit the South East London Pathology Services website.

Hospitality

We provide a range of onsite hospitality services for meetings and other functions, catering for small groups or large events. 

Phone

Guy's and St Thomas': 020 7188 6522

Education Centre, York Road: 020 7188 4777

 

Email

Guy's and St Thomas' bookings:  [email protected]

Education Centre, York Road: [email protected]

Other services

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 4 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.

Procurement

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

Phone: 020 7188 5331

 

Email: [email protected]

 

Address: Procurement department, 9th floor, Borough Wing, Guy's Hospital, Great Maze Pond, London SE1 9RT

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