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Construction and engineering teams at Tilbury Douglas have worked together to deploy a fast-track MMC approach to help the Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust alleviate COVID-19 and winter-related pressures.
Plans to deliver 48 new hospitals across England by the end of the decade were discussed by senior figures working on the programme and a Trust CEO at a webinar in July.
One positive outcome of the COVID-19 crisis has been the increased focus on improving the ventilation of indoor spaces, and the need to measure indoor air quality (IAQ).
Speaking as part of the European Healthcare Design Congress, three senior speakers fror, Brandon Medical, discussed how the use of ‘smart and flexible’ such equipment is key in supporting Modern Methods of Construction
3 senior electrical engineering specialists from multinational professional services firm, Arup, discuss the findings of a study on the cost and environmental benefits of replacing gas-fired boilers in hospital buildings with electric-based systems
Key representatives from the modular building sector are developing fully HTM, HBN, and DDA-compliant standardised offsite solutions for hospital wards and theatres.
Concerns around oxygen supply have dogged the response to COVID-19 for hospital Trusts around the UK. Many systems have struggled to deliver the flow capacity required to meet demand from the high numbers of patients requiring ventilation.
Alex Solk, a Partner at, Sheppard Robson, argues that that the best way of harnessing the benefits that Modern Methods of Construction offer is ‘to be dextrous enough to use multiple solutions’ ‘rather than being wedded to one approach’.
Dr Nick Starkey, Director of Policy at the Royal Academy of Engineering, discussed some of the ways the engineering community is looking to play its part in the UK’s drive to meet demanding Net Zero Carbon targets.
Three of eight oxygen concentrators specially assembled in Northern Ireland at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic’s first wave have recently been flown to India to help hospitals there struggling with oxygen supply
The updated version of the A Healthcare Engineering Roadmap For Delivering Net Zero Carbon document, seeks to help NHS Trusts meet the Net Zero carbon targets set out in the NHS strategy.