WIG welcomes new members

WIG welcomes new members!

We are pleased to welcome Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, LocatED and Equifax to the WIG membership.

Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust runs Guy’s Hospital in London Bridge, St Thomas’ Hospital in Waterloo, Evelina London Children’s Hospital and community service in Lambeth and Southwark. It was one of the largest hospital trusts in the country when it was founded. The Foundation Trust is part of King’s Health Partners which is an academic health sciences centre.

Their top performance measures include;

  • 89.9% of patients wait less than 18 weeks for treatment
  • 99.7% score for cleanliness
  • 98.8% of patients seen within two weeks for urgent cancer appointments
  • 96.1% of patients start cancer treatment within one month

You can find out more about Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust by visiting their website.

LocatED

LocatED is the government-owned property company whose purpose is to create much needed school places for thousands of children. They are responsible for buying and developing sites for new free schools in England. With funding secured and available, LocatED acquires land and buildings across the country. It is one of the largest purchasers of land in the UK.

LocatED operates at pace and negotiates complex deals with multiple partners across the private and public sector to get the best possible value for money for the taxpayer. Their aim is to create 600,000 new school places across the country by 2021.

You can find out more about their work here.

Equifax

Equifax is a consumer credit reporting agency which collects information on over 820 million individual consumers and more than 91 million business worldwide and its database includes employee data contributed from more than 7.100 employers. It was founded in 1899 and is headquartered in Georgia, Atlanta.

They help organisations to protect against fraud and comply with regulation, and help consumers protect their identity and access credit. They work across a diverse range of industries, delivering insightful and intelligent solutions to businesses of all sizes working with clients in retail, telecommunications, public sector, insurance, financial services, banking, marketing services, utilities, debt management and commercial finance.

To find out more about the work Equifax does, visit their website.