Nov 20, 2017 Last Updated 2:18 PM, Nov 16, 2017
With the publication of the revised memorandum – HTM 04-01: Safe water in healthcare premises – the Department of Health (DH) has set a renewed and strong focus on the control of waterborne pathogens in healthcare settings. Here Eoin McQuone, Business Director at washroom specialist…
Healthcare remains very much at the forefront of the Government’s cost-saving ambitions, with Lord Carter’s five-year plan continuing to be a key focus for healthcare estates professionals, and the ‘productivity and efficiency’ programme continuing to drive the agenda as the 2020/21 target for £5bn in…
Pressures on the NHS are greater than ever; ageing hospital estates are often proving no longer fit for purpose, levels of available community care are insufficient and capacity issues continue to rise.
Tom Rollo, Polyflor’s Marketing Manager, explains why choosing a floorcovering that embodies dementia-friendly design principles is becoming increasingly important for those working on healthcare projects.
Improperly stored hot water can breed bugs – yet scalding temperatures must be avoided. Here Craig Baker, Marketing Director at Mira Showers, explains how fitting the right valves can ensure safety and hygiene.
Catherine Zeliotis, Senior Architect and Healthcare Leader at health sector architectural specialist, Stantec, discusses the considerations and construction challenges surrounding the installation of Linear Accelerators (Linacs) on the second floor of the new Cancer Centre at Guy’s Hospital; the first in Europe to provide this…
Leading independent management, design and construction consultancy, Pick Everard, has project managed a new £2.8m MRI scanner facility at Manchester Royal Infirmary, which accommodates a suite of state-of-the-art scanners for the NHS.
Off-site construction is increasingly being used to provide innovative building solutions to optimise space on the most constrained hospital sites. Here, Steve Newell, General Manager at the Portakabin Group, looks at a programme-driven scheme at the University Hospital Southampton which was on the critical path…
As an expert in modernising NHS health facilities, BHC Furniture was able to rise to the challenge and furnish the new Nelson Health Centre, Merton, meeting its diverse needs and varied uses.
Durapipe’s Building Services Brand Manager, Des Dolan, discusses why the design and installation of pipe systems needs including within water quality strategies.
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