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imail wins major NHS contract.
imail (part of the UK Mail Group) has won the contract to fulfil and send all of NHS Hampshire’s mail. imail and the Hampshire PCT’s FHS support service have agreed a two year contract with the extension of up to another two years also available.
The four PCT’s who work with over 500 local NHS partners and are responsible for investing in healthcare services for the local community, rely on a cost effective and efficient mailing service. imail, hybrid mailing specialists underwent a challenging tender process provided from GPS – Government Procurement Services and were shortlisted to the top three. After presenting to key stakeholders and successfully completing the tender process imail were awarded the contract.
Andy Barber, General Manager from imail said, ‘We are delighted to announce the news of this contract win. After undergoing a rigorous tender process we have proven our in depth understanding of the requirements needed to provide services into the NHS.’
Craig Rodell, Facilities Manager for Hampshire & Isle of Wight PPSA, said, ‘The PCT’s committed to providing the community with the very highest standards of information. In order to do this, it’s important that our health and wellbeing services are supported by efficient and cost effective processes. We are very pleased to be working with imail to deliver this’.
Andy Barber, added, ‘Having already gained the NHS CFH accreditation, it reinforces the quality service imail provides and we’re beginning to see an increasing interest from the public sector. We’ve continuously worked to develop the service further, transforming the way thousands of businesses and now local authorities are sending mail.
The two year agreement will see imail using the latest technology to produce, print, proof and post letters, insert screening leaflets and any other forms of communications from Hampshire & Isle of Wight PPSA amounting to approximately 500 thousand pieces of correspondence each year.
Notes to Editor:
The UK Mail Group is the largest independent parcels, mail and logistics services company within the UK, offering quality, yet affordable, delivery solutions both locally and worldwide. With a national network of 53 sites and 3,000 drivers, it is accountable of over 17 per cent of all addressed mail within the UK, making it the busiest alternative to Royal Mail.
imail was launched in 2008 by UK Mail as the only alternative to the first class postal service and enables users to send letters and postcards with just a click of the mouse from as late as 3pm fornext-day or 6pm for two-day delivery. The mail documents are sent electronically to the UK Mail sort centre closest to the destination where they are printed, enveloped and sorted for onward delivery.
imail is ideal for all sizes of business from SMEs to corporate companies, offering a dynamic desktop to delivery service at a keystroke that provides a range of cost, time and environmental benefits.
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Hampshire and Isle of Wight PPSA:
Hampshire and Isle of Wight PPSA provides Family Health Services administration support to NHS Hampshire, Portsmouth Southampton and the Isle of Wight
The PCT’s work to meet the health needs of Hampshire’s and the isle of Wight’s diverse communities. The organisations and all the staff working for them are committed to the principles and values of the National Health Service (NHS).
For further information please contact: Fahmeda Ahmed, Marketing Assistant, UK Mail, 0121 335 1190 or fahmedaahmed@