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This month will see the Italian Society for Healthcare Architecture and Engineering (SIAIS ) host the 26th IFHE 2020, themed ‘Global Climate Action Energy Requirements'
The last six months have provided a unique opportunity to review current behaviour, evaluate best practice, and reconsider hygiene in healthcare facilities.
Three Kemper personnel consider common challenges in maintaining healthcare water supplies at a safe temperature, and in a safe and hygienic condition, that minimises the risk of growth and proliferation of potentially hazardous waterborne pathogens.
Jimmy Walker, a water hygiene and safety consultant, and consultant medical microbiologist, Dr Mike Weinbren, discuss best practice in keeping hospital water supplies safe, clean, and hygienic, and minimising the risk of waterborne bacteria.
Since 2013, Advanced Oncotherapy has pioneered the LIGHT system – described by the company as ‘a breakthrough in proton beam therapy that is transforming radiotherapy’.
Over the past year Apollo Fire Detectors has undertaken a thorough market research investigation into fire safety within the healthcare industry in the UK, led by head of Marketing, Irina Cruse, and her colleague, graduate project leader, Harry Buck.
A software system which helps heating and cooling system designers make more accurate engineering calculations using ‘dynamic simulation’ to show how their installation will perform under ‘real-world’ conditions.
‘Flushing water systems could save lives, waste money, cause fatalities, or be illegal’. By the time one has resorted to flushing it may be at worst ‘failure’, or, at best, ‘a necessary evil’.
Electrical safety and clinical care equipment specialist, Bender UK, has supplied critical power infrastructure valued at over £2 m to The Grange University Hospital, and is one of the highest-profile new healthcare facilities ever built in Wales.
The Fire Safety advisor at Croydon Health Services NHS Trust has praised a software system that enables closer, more effective control of the Trust’s Fire Warden network.
Speaking in the opening IHEEM Digital Week webinar last month, Professor Cath Noakes FIMechE, FIHEEM, discussed some of the challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic for his team, and praised the ‘exceptional professionalism’ of the estates community.
William Tonkinson, managing director of healthcare furniture manufacturer, Deanestor, explains how furniture for healthcare environments ‘does not have to compromise design’.
Instantaneous domestic hot water systems have become commonplace in our hospitals, forming the basis of design over the traditional storage calorifier.
David Dunning, Marketing executive at Hilditch, which specialises in selling unused and surplus medical equipment for the healthcare sector, discusses when may be the best time for healthcare providers to repair, replace, or sell such 'kit'.