WiFi provider, WiFi SPARK, is rebranding its healthcare arm as SPARK Technology Services, with the new identity marking the completion of the integration of the former Hospedia bedside unit business, and ‘a new vision for the NHS, based on patient engagement and application services’.
UK fit-out specialist, Deanestor, has announced a strong financial performance, with a 35 per cent increase in turnover to £19 m, and a return to pre-pandemic profit levels.
Responding to the ongoing removal of reinforced autoclaved aerated concrete (RAAC) from NHS hospitals, Matthew Taylor, Chief Executive of the NHS Confederation, said: “The NHS has been following technical guidance from the Institution of Structural Engineers to ensure that its sites that use reinforced autoclaved aerated concrete (RAAC) are monitored closely for any risks, and that the planks are removed from these premises as quickly as possible. The identification of RAAC continues as the guidance from the Institution of Structural Engineers has been updated.
Leading multidisciplinary property and construction consultancy, EDGE, has been reappointed to the NHS Shared Business Services’ (SBS) new £2 billion Healthcare Planning, Construction Consultancy and Ancillary Services Framework.
On 12 September the sustainable resource management company, Veolia, is hosting a new event at the Center Parcs Venue in Woburn Forest, ‘to raise awareness of ecological challenges such as decarbonisation, depollution, and the optimisation of the earth's resources’.
Willmott Dixon has begun work on two specialist facilities developed by Prime plc in partnership with University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust (UHS).
Assura has completed a newly built ‘state-of-the-art ‘day case hospital which includes new diagnostic services to support increased local patient demand in Glendon, Kettering.
The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has praised the creation of the first British Standard for health and wellbeing in buildings – BS40102 (Part one), which gives recommendations for measuring, monitoring, and reporting, indoor environmental quality (IEQ) in all types of non-domestic buildings.
The Department of Health & Social Care has announced it is making available £210 million in funding to partner with countries across Asia and Africa to tackle antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and reduce the threat posed to the UK.
A new bespoke multi-storey modular ward building needed to support the longer-term development of Greater London’s Hillington Hospital features Vistamatic vision panels as an observation and privacy solution.
A new £20 m 32-bed short-stay ward for Northwick Park Hospital London is being created above the existing A&E Department by Modern Methods of Construction specialist, MTX, in one of the most complex build programmes the company has ever undertaken.
A new, ‘state-of-the-art’ building at the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton has welcomed patients for the first time.
Rye, Winchelsea & District Memorial Hospital says it has become the UK’s first community hospital to achieve carbon neutrality.
Plans for a BDP-designed expansion and upgrade to Birmingham Children’s Hospital have been approved by Birmingham City Council’s Planning Committee.
BeaconMedaes say its new ‘DesignSafeCover ‘(DSC) – developed following ‘an explosion in MGPS demand during the pandemic’, is ‘a guarantee that removes the compliance risk from consultants and customers’.
Sarah Woolnough, currently Chief Executive of Asthma + Lung UK, has been appointed as the new CEO of The King’s Fund, succeeding Richard Murray, who will step down in November.
Canvey Island Primary Care Centre, owned by Community Health Partnerships, has been renovated and re-opened, and will provide outpatient care, phlebotomy, and X-ray services to the local community.
A new two-ward building built by specialist offsite healthcare construction firm, Darwin, at Leighton Hospital in Crewe has been officially opened by Parliamentary Under Secretary of State Lord Markham CBE.