Oct 18, 2018 Last Updated 10:41 AM, Oct 15, 2018

Healthcare

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…
In this article, Dave Lancaster from plumbing, heating cooling and infrastructure specialist, Uponor, discusses the risk of Legionella in hospital water systems and the ways in which this can be addressed through…
The ultra-compact surface Dekton in the colour ‘Edora’ has been selected for use on the exterior facades on the recently completed Erlangen University Hospital in Germany.

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