RECENT FEATURE ARTICLES
Speaking in the opening keynote at last month’s ‘hybrid’ Healthcare Estates conference, Emma-Jane Houghton, England’s New Hospital Programme, gave a presentation entitled ‘An introduction to the New Hospital Programme’s Commercial Philosophy’.
Discussion on the establishment of a ‘Continuously Functioning Thematic Network’ of representatives from the healthcare engineering and architecture sector from across Latin America.
Paul Styler, ETL, and and Jackie Heeds, Freeths, explore and address some of the common themes that Trusts face with PFI contract expiry, and the additional issues that such organisations need to be aware of
For hospitals and other healthcare facilities, which often operate continuously, access to a reliable power system is mission-critical. Facilities that are unprepared for outages could face catastrophic consequences including a very real risk to life
Craig Fleming, Aggreko Northern Europe, explores how healthcare facilities can meet existing demand for steam for a variety of uses harnessing new steam technology, and, in the process, bridge the gap to long-term solutions
Paul Allen from CMD, the specialist in underfloor power distribution systems, discusses the use of busbar powertrack in a Nightingale field hospital, and highlights the lessons that can be learned about the benefits of this ‘plug and play’ approach.
Matthew Gilmore, Contracts manager at Guardian Electrical Compliance, discusses some of the complexities and challenges of completing an electrical installation condition report in healthcare and medical environments.
Although facemasks and social distancing restrictions have eased, COVID-19 is here to stay, & has changed our approach to hygiene forever. The importance of being prepared, especially when it concerns the safety of people, has never been so apparent
Michaela Sheahan, senior researcher at Hassell, explains how the practice collaborated with The University of Queensland, to understand where and how digital consultations were undertaken in Australia in 2020.
HEJ reports on exciting plans for two new hospitals – one for children and the other for adults, at the Leeds General Infirmary site in West Yorkshire.
Lee James, General manager – Product Marketing, at fire detection equipment specialist, Nittan Europe, cautions against cutting corners on fire detection systems in hospitals and other healthcare premises.
Richard Hutchinson, a Partner and director of LOM Architecture & Design, discusses the practice’s design of a new Care and Rehabilitation Centre (CRC) for Queen Elizabeth’s Foundation for Disabled People (QEF) at its site near Leatherhead in Surrey.
When the South Wales Multiple Sclerosis Therapy Centre in Swansea was looking to expand, & installing an Atlas Copco on-site oxygen generation system, increased therapy capacity, reduced running costs, & provided energy savings