The website of the Health Estate Journal


Security officer’s bravery and quick-thinking recognised

A Security supervisor who serves APCOA’s client, Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust – for whom APCOA provides security and car parking management at Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital – has received a top ACS Pacesetters award.

Strategy sets out to ‘maintain public confidence in engineering'

The Engineering Council has launched its 2025 Strategy, 'Advancing Regulation', setting out the industry regulator’s priorities.

‘World-class’ adult and NICU opens at Chelsea and Westminster

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, and its charity, CW+, have officially open a ‘state-of-the-art’ expansion and redevelopment of the Adult and Neonatal Intensive Care Units at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital.

'Lack of shared ownership and knowledge' exacerbated oxygen issues

A ‘lack of shared ownership and knowledge’ of medical gas pipeline systems among hospital-based multidisciplinary teams ‘limits Trusts’ ability to effectively respond to MGPS patient safety concerns’.

Remodelled Barnsley Hospital ED completed

Illingworth & Gregory (I&G) has completed refurbishment works to extend the Emergency Department and Adult Majors Unit at Barnsley Hospital to allow more capacity to treat patients.

Healthcare Estates 2021 to go ahead as a ‘hybrid’ event

Following recent stakeholder engagement and analysis of the current and potential future situation around the COVID-19 pandemic, IHEEM is now able to confirm that Healthcare Estates will go ahead in October 2021.

Grundon switches to green energy to power clinical waste operation

Grundon Waste Management has announced that its clinical waste operation is now entirely self-sufficient in green energy.

Leeds Beckett students ‘educated’ on BMS systems

Honeywell is working with Leeds Beckett University to provide students at its School of Building Environment, Engineering, and Computing with what the company claims is ‘unparalleled access to industry knowledge and experience’.

Airedale Group looks forward to ‘next phase of growth’

Rubicon Partners, a ‘hands-on investment partnership’ focused on the acquisition and long-term strategic development of complex industrial businesses in Europe and North America, has made a ‘significant investment’ into the Airedale Group.

‘Self-disinfecting’ door handle on sale from July

Swiss ‘tech company’ Tweaq’s smart self-disinfecting door handle, which it says ‘can potentially eradicate millions of pathogens per building’, will be available from July this year.

‘Blended’ HV electrical course a claimed ‘industry first’

Develop Training is claiming an ‘industry first’ with the launch of a ‘blended’ training course for workers who handle high voltage electrical systems.

Nurse call system for fast-track built Hong Kong isolation facility

Static Systems says its ‘unrivalled expertise and proven track-record in the region' was instrumental in it winning the contract to provide advanced nurse call communication for the North Lantau Hospital Hong Kong Infection Control Centre (HKICC).

New gynaecological theatre suite for Southmead

ModuleCo has installed a new modular-built gynaecological operating theatre suite for the North Bristol NHS Trust to provide expanded maternity services at Southmead Hospital.

Design and build contractor appointed for St James’s pathology lab

A new £27 m pathology laboratory at St James’s University Hospital in Leeds has moved a step closer, with the appointment of BAM Construction as the design and build contractor under ProCure22.

Charity equipping much-needed children’s operating rooms

A dedicated team in a ‘hidden hub’ in central Scotland hub is on track to build and ship 30 fully-equipped operating rooms in 2021 alone, all destined for hospitals throughout Africa.

Etex to ‘almost double’ size of Bristol factory

Lightweight construction material manufacturer, Etex, has been given the green light by North Somerset Council to expand its Bristol manufacturing facility by almost double.

Deadline for abstract submissions for Toronto IFHE event extended

CHES, organisers of the 2022 IFHE 2022 Congress – to be held alongside the CHES 2022 National Conference at the Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto, from 17-21 September 2022 – have extended the deadline for submission of abstracts to 30 June this year.

Reducing nitrous oxide emissions form anaesthesia

Gas control specialist, BPR Medical, and Medclair, a Sweden-based specialist in safe nitrous oxide use, have agreed to share technology and product information to help the NHS achieve its aim of reducing nitrous oxide emissions by 75 per cent.

Plans to ‘transform’ Manchester Royal Infirmary ‘ED’ approved

Ambitious new plans to ‘transform’ the Emergency Department (ED) at Manchester Royal Infirmary (MRI) have been given planning approval by Manchester City Council.

RICS unveils ‘world-first’ land measurement guidance

The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors has formally published ‘world-first’ guidance to define the exact measurement of land and associated metrics, which it says will now serve as best practice ‘for virtually all real estate professionals’.

Upcoming Events

Healthcare Estates 2022

Manchester Central
4th - 5th October 2022

Access the latest issue of Health Estate Journal on your mobile device together with an archive of back issues.

Download the FREE Health Estate Journal app from your device's App store

Upcoming Events

Healthcare Estates 2022

Manchester Central
4th - 5th October 2022

Access the latest issue of Health Estate Journal on your mobile device together with an archive of back issues.

Download the FREE Health Estate Journal app from your device's App store

Step Communications Ltd, Step House, North Farm Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN2 3DR
Tel: 01892 779999 Fax: 01892 616177
© 2022 Step Communications Ltd. Registered in England. Registration Number 3893025