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Laboratory water dispenser launched

Veolia Water Technologies UK (VWT UK) says its new PURELAB water dispenser for use with selected ELGA laboratory VWT UK Type I and 2 laboratory water purification systems is ‘ideal for those operating within busy laboratories’.

Inventory management automated at South Tees

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has appointed Ingenica Solutions to automate inventory management processes across The James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough and the Friarage Hospital in Northallerton, Yorkshire.

Deanestor's £1.5 m furniture and fit-out contract for Brighton ‘3Ts’

Main contractor, Laing O’Rourke, has awarded the £1.5 m furniture and fit-out contract for the first phase of the £485 m ‘3Ts’ redevelopment of Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton to Deanestor.

Sponsored: Dräger Event on ‘next level’ of healing design

This virtual event highlighting their vision of efficient and healing workplace design takes place on 22nd September at 9 AM or 4 PM BST.

Indoor ‘Sky Garden’ opens at Chelsea and Westminster

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and its charity, CW+, have unveiled a new indoor botanical Sky Garden at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, designed by award-winning landscape designer and CW+ Artist in Residence, Jinny Blom.

Emotive suicide prevention video aimed at construction workers

With almost 500 construction workers taking their own lives annually in the UK and Ireland, a wordless, emotive video has been released as a free resource to highlight the issue, ahead of Friday 10 September, which is World Suicide Prevention Day.

Complex £15.8 m theatre project completed in Canterbury

MTX has recently provided East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust with four new orthopaedic operating at Canterbury’s Kent and Canterbury Hospital to enable it to accommodate an increasing intake of patients requiring such surgery.

New pathology laboratory in Leeds a step closer

A new pathology laboratory at St James’s Hospital, serving Leeds and hospitals across West Yorkshire and Harrogate, has come a step closer, after the completion of demolition of old buildings to prepare for the development.

Wernick says acquisition will broaden its manufacturing capability

Modular construction specialist, Wernick, says its acquisition of modular manufacturer and hire firm, AVDanzer, will give it additional manufacturing capabilities and increase its fleet, with more than 2,000 additional cabins and modular bays.

‘Refreshed’ vinyl flooring’s ‘beautifully balanced designs’

Forbo Flooring Systems has launched the ‘second generation’ of its premium homogeneous vinyl sheet collection, Sphera Energetic.

Work on HDU and acute ward begins at Airedale General

Healthcare design and build contractor, Darwin Group, has started work on site to deliver a new project including a 15-bed high dependency unit (HDU) and 30-bed general acute ward at Airedale Hospital in Keighley, West Yorkshire.

UK’s ‘greenest health centre’ opens to patients in Coventry

A building described as ‘the UK’s greenest health centre built to meet Passivhaus certification’ – Foleshill Heath Centre in Coventry – has opened its doors to patients.

CPD focuses on ensuring access for all

GEZE UK’s RIBA-approved CPD, ‘Removing Barriers to Access’, has been ‘completely revised and updated’, and includes new visuals and updates to regulation, all in GEZE’s new branding.

Key Hire appointment for Premier Modular

Modular building specialist, Premier Modular, has appointed Mark Rooney as divisional director for its Hire operations.

Battling the bugs at the Conquest

Opened earlier this year, the newly expanded Same Day Emergency Care Unit at Conquest Hospital in St Leonards-on-Sea near Hastings is providing vital same-day emergency care for patients not requiring an overnight hospital stay.

Next phase of neuro-rehabilitation centre completes

Following its opening in 2015, the next phase of the Central England Rehabilitation Unit (CERU) has opened its doors to new patients.

Static Systems Group appoints new MD

Static Systems Group, the Midlands-headquartered manufacturer of of nurse call, fire alarm and prison alarm, staff attack alarm, and medical trunking systems, has announced the appointment of Rosie Cunningham Thomas as its new managing director.

Climate change ‘widespread, rapid, and intensifying’, says IPCC report

Scientists are observing changes in the Earth’s climate in every region and across the whole climate system, according to the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report.

Planning permission granted for rehabilitation ‘centre of excellence'

Southampton City Council has granted conditional planning permission for a scheme to create a 50-bed rehabilitation unit for patients across Southampton in a new £19.5 m two-storey wing at Western Community Hospital off the city’s Tebourba Way.

Congenital heart centre completed at the LRI

MTX has recently completed a new two-storey modular building at Leicester Royal Infirmary for University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust to house the East Midlands Congenital Heart Centre, with the £4.5 m project completed in 52 weeks.

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