Feb 16, 2019 Last Updated 2:53 PM, Feb 5, 2019

Healthcare

Let the light in

Scott Leeder, Commercial Director at VELUX Modular Skylights, looks at the benefits of optimising the levels of natural light and ventilation in long-term healthcare and assisted living facilities.
The Internet of Things (IoT) promises to revolutionise water controls in health and care services. Marcus Judge, Director of IT at Kohler Co EMEA – which includes water controls specialist Rada –…
Helen Revitt, Regional Director and Health Sector Lead at architecture and building consultancy AHR, explains why the healthcare sector is increasingly embracing modular solutions.
At first glance, the c.£2.8m Rathview Mental Health Facility, Omagh, is not what you would expect. In fact, it would be hard to know it was a healthcare building at all.
Johnstone’s Trade recently worked with the Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and architect firm Hunters to completely refurbish the Derwent Ward, the hospital’s first purpose-designed, dementia-friendly area.
The new dedicated Breast Unit at Salisbury District Hospital has patient experience at its very core. A truly collaborative approach saw designers, staff and suppliers work with patients and their loved ones…
Tight deadlines, space limitations and stringent hygiene requirements – these are just a few of the many obstacles contractors must overcome when working in a challenging healthcare sector. That’s why, after winning…
Back in 2010, a Government greenhouse gas emissions survey of the public estate found the worst offenders included many of the country’s hospitals, writes Jan Ponsford, Director at Virtus Consult.
Sean Conlon from Conlon Construction discusses the design and construction of the BREEAM-rated ‘Excellent’ One Hatfield Hospital in Hertfordshire, highlighting the elements of best practice that could be rolled out to other…
Are your design choices influenced by your geography? David Brailsford, Altro’s new Product Introduction Manager, looks at surfaces for healthcare around the world and explores the influence that climate and light, as…

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