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.
Ambitious new plans to ‘transform’ the Emergency Department (ED) at Manchester Royal Infirmary (MRI) have been given planning approval by Manchester City Council.
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’.
Evelina London Children’s Healthcare, part of London’s Guys and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, has submitted plans for what it dubs ‘our bigger and even better’ children's hospital to Lambeth Council for planning permission (see CGI image).
Creator of navigation solutions, BuzzStreets, and London’s Chelsea & Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust have announced the launch of what they claim is a ‘unique’ indoor wayfinder ‘app’ for hospitals.
GRITIT Group has re-launched under a new brand as OUTCO – a name it says reflects its ‘evolution into the UK’s leading outdoor estate compliance expert’, with a ‘new and unique’ service offering.
In tandem with this year’s Dementia Action Week, which runs from 17-23 May, Dulux Trade has launched the Dulux Trade Occupant Centred Colour and Design (OCCD) hub.
Hospitals, schools, and workplaces should be subject to an annual ‘building MoT’ or health check to ensure they are properly ventilated and maintained to protect users from airborne viruses such as COVID-19.
NHS Property Services (NHSPS), with the Department of Health and Social Care and NHSE/I, has developed a new policy that will see the proceeds of disposals from surplus buildings and properties within its estate shared with local health economies.
An urgent requirement for the safe supply of critical care power at Crawley Hospital in West Sussex has been met with an innovative engineered solution and use of a GRP building craned onto an adjacent roof space.
The UK is to send further vital oxygen equipment to India in support of the country’s fight against the coronavirus.
Sir Simon Stevens (pictured) formally notified the NHS England Board on 29 April of his decision to stand down, ‘as planned’ at the end of July this year, after more than seven years as NHS Chief Executive.
A Shropshire hospital says it has reduced its electricity bill by a third, and substantially lowered its carbon footprint with the installation of solar panels and energy-efficient LED lighting.
Rockwool has enhanced its range of resources for specifiers, contractors, and building owners, with Rockwool Interactive City, ‘a 3D environment’ that facilitates visualising, specifying, and learning about its non-combustible stone wool insulation.
Work has begun on a new linear accelerator treatment facility at NHS Lothian’s Western General Hospital (WGH) in Edinburgh, designed by HLM Architects, and being delivered by RMF Health (a consortium of Robertson Construction and FES).
‘Innovative’ new Custom floors and walls from Altro allow healthcare specifiers ‘to create unique spaces exactly as they want them’ – the flooring and wall cladding specialist says.