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Fareham chemo unit provides treatment closer to home

A new chemotherapy unit at Fareham Community Hospital in Hampshire has recently welcomed its first patients.

COVER STORY: Innovative infection control from the washroom experts

There are many reasons why Armitage Shanks is the market-leader in supplying washroom products for the healthcare sector, the company explains.

Summer school – revamped

Eastwood Park Training has recently opened bookings for its popular summer school, relaunched as ‘Introduction to healthcare engineering, estates, and facilities’.

May webinar on ‘Meeting the energy and carbon challenge in the NHS’

The energy market has certainly hit the news headlines in recent times, as the conflict in Ukraine has led to record market prices, and concerns about long-term continuity of supply.

Norwood helps Medicom upscale mask production

Norwood, the specialist in design, manufacture, and installation, of demountable steel and glass partitions, has helped Medicom create a facility that is manufacturing 2.3 million masks a day as the UK continues to fight COVID-19.

Static Systems welcomes new Commercial director

Gareth Walsh, who has worked in the healthcare sector for 25 years, 18 of them with medical device specialist, Olympus, has been appointed as the new Commercial Director at Static Systems, the global provider of alarm and communication solutions for healthcare and secure establishments.

‘Mobile health clinic’ screening 10,000 vulnerable people annually

A hi-tech mobile health clinic is being used to improve screening, testing, and treatment, of around 10,000 vulnerable, homeless, and high-risk people in London every year, says University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, which has deployed it.

Cambridge Children’s Hospital will ‘take care of the whole child’

An international design team has helped secure another step forward for Cambridge Children’s Hospital as planning permission is granted for its early designs.

Major ‘greener’ vehicle funding boost for capital’s ambulance service

London Ambulance Service (LAS) has secured £16.6 million in funding to purchase new ‘greener’ vehicles – set to make it the NHS Trust with the largest electric response fleet in the country.

New research exposes ‘scale of healthcare inequalities’ in rural communities

A report commissioned by the University of Central Lancashire’s (UCLan) National Centre for Remote and Rural Medicine has revealed the health inequalities experienced by people in the UK’s rural areas.

COVER STORY: Medical gas specialist rewarded for its ‘outstanding response’

Awarded Healthcare Supplier of the Year 2021 at the 2021 Healthcare Estates IHEEM Awards, SHJ Medical Gas Specialists was rewarded by the judges for its 50 years of service to the healthcare industry, and particularly its ‘outstanding response’ to the COVID-19 pandemic.

‘State-of-the-art’ Jubilee ITU opens at East London hospital

Queen’s Hospital in Romford has been boosted by the opening of a new £7.5 m Intensive Therapy Unit (ITU) – designed to help manage critical care demand, and named ‘Jubilee ITU’ in honour of the Queen’s 70-year reign.

ICS Cool Energy expands rental cooling and heating fleet

ICS Cool Energy, an international specialist in complete temperature control solutions for manufacturing process and facilities applications, is to expand and increase its investment in its rental fleet in Europe.

Secretary of State opens Leighton Hospital ED extension

Health Secretary, Sajid Javid, has officially opened the latest project to be completed by MMC building specialist, MTX Contracts, at Leighton Hospital in Crewe.

Project to create digital ambulance of the future

Cardiff-based connectivity specialist, Excelerate Technology, is leading the consortium on what it describes as ‘one of the most exciting projects ever undertaken on behalf of NHS ambulance services’.

MMC specialist’s 'significant'private equity funding injection

Darwin Group, the Shropshire-based provider of Modern Methods of Construction buildings for healthcare and education, has secured ‘significant funding’ from Kartesia, a European specialist provider of capital solutions for mid-sized companies.

Embodied Carbon Calculator launch welcomed

Actuate UK, the alliance of eight UK engineering services bodies, has welcomed CIBSE’s new Embodied Carbon Calculator tool, which, ‘for the first time’, enables engineers to easily estimate the embodied carbon associated with mechanical, electrical, and public health systems in buildings.

'Landmark CEO appointment’ for BES

BES, the multidisciplinary design, engineering, and construction specialist serving the pharmaceutical, healthcare, biotechnology, and life sciences sectors, is to appoint Zeb Ahmed to the new role of CEO, ‘as part of a suite of leadership changes’.

New dental clinic for special needs patients opens in Cheshunt

A new dental suite designed for people with special needs with input from an ‘expert-by-experience’ has opened at Cheshunt Community Hospital in Hertfordshire.

Elliott Group and affiliated UK companies to become Algeco

Elliott Group, Carter Accommodation, and Procomm Site Services, specialists in UK modular services, and part of Modulaire Group, have announced plans to unite under a common brand – Algeco – from 31 March 2022.

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