Static Systems Group, the Staffordshire-based designer and manufacturer of nurse call systems, custodial and staff attack alarm systems, bedhead and mobile trunking, wearable communication devices, and fire alarms, has been acquired by Halma.
Utilising Modern Methods of Construction (MMC), MTX has delivered an impressive three-storey ward block to Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.
LSI Architects has designed a training facility for infection prevention and control specialist, GAMA Healthcare, that simulates a live hospital environment, so it can offer ‘bespoke’ training for NHS nurses and other healthcare IPC professionals.
Natalie Forrest, until recently CEO of Chase Farm Hospital – where she successfully led operational and clinical teams to design a ‘ground-breaking new hospital’– has been appointed to lead the Government's plans to build 48 new hospitals by 2030.
A new £2.5 million modular theatre and recovery area at the Royal Lancaster Infirmary, manufactured offsite by ModuleCo, delivered in sections, and craned into place, is equipped with safe, resilient critical care power from Bender UK.
A ‘pioneering’ Integrated Care Centre (ICC), built to transform care for the elderly in Hull, has won the Best Social Infrastructure Project (including healthcare) in the Partnership Awards 2020.
St James’s Hospital in Dublin has signed a new Energy Performance Contract (EPC) with Veolia in partnership with the Carbon and Energy Fund Ireland (CEFI).
With the continuing expansion of Interfurn’s operations and team, the company has announced the recent appointment of Jay Aujla to the newly created role of regional manager (South) to increase its sales network in the UK.
Austco has installed its latest IP-based nurse call system, Tacera, in a form that incorporates a speech recognition feature – obviating the need for patients to press a button when they need help – at Thames Hospice's new facility near Maidenhead.
Vodafone UK – which claims healthcare is a key market that can benefit from such technology – has launched IoT.nxt – a new range of Vodafone services which it says will support UK businesses in the adoption of Internet of Things (IoT) systems.
Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust (GHC) has confirmed that construction firm, Speller Metcalfe, has been appointed to build the new community hospital in Cinderford, following an extensive competitive tendering process.
A customer for over 12 years, the county of Scania in Sweden has placed an order for 35 Opragon ventilation systems from Avidicare for the Department of Surgery at the 10-storey, 110,000 m2 New Malmö Hospital via its HVAC partner, Assemblin AB.
The £350m Grange University Hospital (GUH) in Gwent in South Wales opened to patients on 17 November, four months ahead of schedule, in a bid to help the Aneurin Bevan University Health Board (ABUHB) respond to winter pressures and COVID-19.
The multi-million pound contract awarded to offsite construction specialists, Premier Modular, to provide bespoke modular buildings for COVID19 testing has been doubled to 50 sites across the UK.
During the pandemic a health and housing scheme in Nottingham is, proponents say, ‘showing the value of partnership work’ in supporting residents to find good quality housing that helps them stay healthy, and reduces unnecessary time in hospital.
ISG has been awarded a circa £50 million project to build The Oak Cancer Centre at The Royal Marsden in London.
Birmingham is set to benefit from two new family-centred hospital buildings, with the local NHS Foundation Trust having awarded a design and technical consultancy service contract to architectural practice, BDP.