Wednesday 28 February 2024
Salisbury Foundation Trust


Internal Reference Number: FOI_6730

Date Request Received: 09/08/2022 00:00:00

Date Request Replied To: 16/08/2022 00:00:00

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Request Summary: Hospital Cleaning

Request Category: Private Individuals

Question Number 1:
How much is set in the budget for the cleaning of the hospital?
Answer To Question 1:
Question Number 2:
How are the consumables managed and is this data recorded?
Answer To Question 2:
Requisitions are raised by Housekeeping electronically and sent through to Procurement who raises the PO’s. Consumables are managed locally by Housekeeping who issue the stock and records are kept by them.
Question Number 3:
How many staff are required to clean the hospital?
Answer To Question 3:
138 staff are currently employed
Question Number 4:
How are the staff monitored to ensure working hours are proactive.
Answer To Question 4:
Staff sign in and out via the Housekeeping office. Staff are monitored throughout the day by ward staff, Housekeeping Supervisors and spot checks are carried out periodically either by ward visits, PLACE audits or local audits
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