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Hans Craen joins refrigerant supplier in key role

A-Gas has appointed Hans Craen as head of Government Affairs Europe, in a role in which he will be advising the company on policy and regulatory procedures.

Remote health monitoring option for Scottish patients

The NHS in Scotland has partnered with Inhealthcare to develop and expand a range of remote monitoring pathways across the nation ‘to help patients safely self-manage their health needs at home’.

Celebrations mark milestone in £47 m Urgent and Emergency Care Centre construction

Scarborough Hospital has marked a significant milestone in the building of its £47 million scheme to build a new Urgent and Emergency Care Centre at Scarborough Hospital, due to open next Spring.

Improving the transfer of critically ill patients

University Hospital Southampton has partnered with Illustrious Healthcare Solutions to develop a Critical Care Transfer Stack (CCTS) designed to improve the internal transfer of critically ill patients within acute healthcare environments.

Five RAAC-impacted hospitals to be ‘prioritised’ for re-building

The team behind the New Hospital Programme has announced that five hospitals constructed mostly using reinforced autoclaved aerated concrete (RAAC) will be rebuilt by 2030 as part of the Programme.

Refurbished York training centre and fully to scale ‘artificial street’ unveiled

Develop Training, which provides compliance, technical, and safety training, has officially re-opened its York training centre alongside its new fully to-scale artificial JETSET (Joint Emergency Training Set) street.

St James’s connected to Leeds PIPES district heat network

The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (LTHT) is taking another step closer to its ambition to achieve Net Zero carbon emissions by 2040, with support from law firm, Bevan Brittan.

Arco launches ‘responsible workwear’ with ‘fully traceable supply chain’

UK safety company, Arco, says its new ‘responsible workwear’ range comprises a new line of garments ‘made to last, ethically sourced, and produced with a fully traceable supply chain’.

Eleven-floor clinical building to open at Royal Sussex next month

The Louisa Martindale Building at the Royal Sussex County Hospital, part of the ongoing major ‘3Ts’ redevelopment scheme on the Brighton site, will open its doors to patients next month.

Free-to-attend webinar on UPS best practice on 20 June

Healthcare engineers looking to gain a better understanding of UPS systems in medical environments can learn about the latest guidance provided by HTM 06-01 in an hour-long free webinar hosted by Kohler Uninterruptible Power in conjunction with HEJ on Tuesday 20 June at 10.00 am.

Software, hardware, and services ‘package’ designed to enhance building operations

Honeywell has announced the launch of Honeywell Forge for Buildings –‘a comprehensive approach to building systems operations and management that can be used at a single site or with an entire portfolio’.

‘Time-saving’ mobile surveying software awarded two ISO certifications

Gordian has announced that its Kykloud mobile surveying software and inspections application has attained two globally-recognised International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) accreditations issued by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS).

Piper welcomes guests to ‘topping out’ at Bournemouth’s BEACH Building

The Royal Bournemouth Hospital marked a major milestone on 19 May with a traditional ‘topping out’ for its new BEACH Building – a 23,000 m2 clinical complex standing six storeys tall – equivalent in size to 115 tennis courts.

Call for input on future amendments to BS 7671

In addition to the recently announced 2023 Corrigendum to BS 7671:2018 +A2, the IHEEM Electrical Technical Platform (ETP) is currently engaged in working through potential new work items for the next edition of BS 7671, which – it is anticipated – will be published in early 2026.

Electric vehicle shows its benefits at Lancashire hospital

An ‘100% electric’ vehicle is helping the smooth operation of Lancashire hospital.

Bender Ireland expands team ‘to continue rapid growth’

Electrical infrastructure specialist, Bender UK – which has offices in 15 countries worldwide, and supplies its systems to settings ranging from large acute hospitals to data centres – says that the ‘growth and enhanced capability’ of its Bender Ireland team has been boosted by new staff appointments and expansion, with additional contracts awarded across the region.

Archus establishes first Welsh office in Swansea

Specialist healthcare infrastructure consultancy, Archus, has established its first office in Wales.

Coloured doorsets help create vibrant Children’s ED at Stoke Mandeville

The Children’s Emergency Department and Obstetrics and Gynaecology services at Stoke Mandeville Hospital near Aylesbury have been moved into a new, purpose-built unit.

New NHSPS appointee will ‘build key customer relationships’

NHS Property Services (NHSPS) has appointed Jackie Ducker as its Chief Customer Officer.

Joining the NHSPS Executive Board this month from the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) – where she was Executive director for Customer and Product – she brings significant executive-level expertise in building key customer relationships, and business growth and improvement, as well as extensive leadership in customer experience.

AI algorithm could see better heart attack diagnosis

An algorithm developed using artificial intelligence could soon be used by doctors to diagnose heart attacks with better speed and accuracy than ever before, according to new research from the University of Edinburgh, funded by the British Heart Foundation and the National Institute for Health and Care Research, and just published in the journal, Nature Medicine.

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