RECENT FEATURE ARTICLES
As part of the wider NHS drive towards ‘Net Zero Carbon’, NHS Trusts across England must now create, develop, monitor, and report to their Board at least annually, on progress with a Green Plan.
Chris Harvey, head of Marketing at Stelrad, looks at the advantages of installing low surface temperature (LST) radiators in healthcare settings, particularly in terms of enhanced safety for more vulnerable very young and elderly patients.
David Hartley, the managing director of MTX, highlights the importance of ensuring that modular buildings have fully compliant ventilation systems that do more than just meet minimum standards.
Last October, the NHS adopted a multi-year plan to become the world’s first carbon net zero national health system – in terms of both its direct and indirect emissions – by 2045.
Mark Fasiolo, at Townsville University Hospital in Australia, describes the installation of a new MR-linac machine at the facility which, at the time, was the first of its kind in the southern hemisphere, and one of a few installed worldwide.
Paul Fenton MBE, CEng, FIHEEM, a highly experienced estates and facilities professional and Chartered Engineer who has worked across both the NHS and commercial sectors in a varied 40-year career, took over as IHEEM's new President in December.
As global healthcare systems recover and learn from the effects of COVID-19, the focus is increasingly on creating more resilient estates for the future.
Heidi Barnard, Group head of Sustainability at The Northern Care Alliance NHS Group of hospitals and community services in Greater Manchester, describes the organisation’s journey towards Net Zero Carbon.
A look at a collaborative project to determine whether the hospital oxygen (O2) infrastructure in the UK had sufficient capacity to supply the rapidly rising number of COVID-19 patients.
Eric Thomas, a former head of Environmental Management and Engineering, and Guto Owen, discuss the potential for wider adoption of hydrogen fuel cell technology as a source of power in NHS buildings, and in associated transport applications.
There are many factors to consider when dealing with sound and vibration in and around hospital sites.
Dr Susanne Surman-Lee, and George McCracken, head of Estates Risk and Environment at Belfast Health and Social Care Trust, take an in-depth look at some of the challenges and complexities of maintaining safe and hygienic healthcare water systems.
A major new hospital that will transform cancer care in a region that is one of the worst affected nationally by the disease opened its doors in the heart of Liverpool last June