Guide to car park surfacing and structural issues
Waterproofing and surfacing specialist, Triflex has put together a guide, Solutions for failing asphalt, for multi-storey car parks.
Manchester Trust renews partnership with Sodexo in £240 m contract
Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust has extended Sodexo Health & Care’s catering and soft FM services contract for a further four years to 2027.
'Environmental pollution' captured from hospital waste anaesthetic gases
SageTech Medical, the medical device company focused on the capture and recycling of ‘environmentally polluting’ anaesthetic gases from the human and veterinary healthcare sectors, says ‘positive results’ from a study by Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust using its gas capturing system have been published by the Association of Anaesthetists.
MTX wins contract for two further operating theatres at Royal Bolton Hospital
MTX has been awarded a new contract to deliver two operating theatres at Royal Bolton Hospital, ‘using Modern Methods of Construction to ensure a faster, greener, safer, and more cost-effective delivery’.
NHS Lanarkshire builds on long-standing partnership with Multitone
NHS Lanarkshire has recently built on its long-term partnership with Multitone Electronics by upgrading the critical messaging system the critical communications specialist supplied in 2001 at the University Hospital Hairmyres in East Kilbride.
Suppliers appointed to £125 m painting, decorating, and repairs Framework
Procurement organisation, Fusion21, has announced the suppliers successfully appointed to its national Painting, Decorating, and Associated Repairs Framework, which is worth up to £125 million over a four-year period.
On-site wastewater treatment can reduce AMR risks
The latest WHO report on antimicrobial resistance surveillance, Antimicrobial resistance surveillance in Europe 2022, highlights the scale of the challenge now facing hospitals, reports Pharmafilter.
Proposals for ‘the UK’s most sustainable hospital’ reach key planning milestone
The ACORN consortium, led by developer and investor, Kajima, with lead designers White Arkitekter, has secured the green light for the reserved matters associated with the 2017 outline planning permission for the new Velindre Cancer Centre in Cardiff, and unveiled new images of the facility.
Tremco products combine during Leighton Hospital refurb
When a completely new flooring system was required for a refurbishment project at Leighton Hospital in Crewe, Tremco says it was ‘in pole position’ to fulfil the needs of the client, Axiom Group (NW), with its ‘fully compatible solutions offering’.
Best practice document on healthcare waste launched
NHS England has published its updated Health Technical Memorandum, HTM 07-01: Safe and Sustainable Management of Healthcare Waste.
Major study will ‘highlight patient voices in healthcare research and practice’
A ‘major’ new six-year study will use philosophical expertise to help bring patient voices into healthcare research and practice.
Acute cardiac care to be ‘transformed’ in Gibraltar
For the first time, patients will no longer need to travel abroad for treatment of acute cardiac diseases, as the Gibraltar Health Authority prepares to provide local coronary angiography and angioplasty services in a new interventional cardiac suite at the city’s St Bernard’s Hospital.
UK’s ‘most sustainable and efficient primary care centre’ completed
Caddick Construction has completed United Healthcare Developments’ ‘state-of-the-art’, four-storey healthcare centre in Carlisle, which it says is the UK’s most sustainable and energy efficient primary care centre.
£40 m Urgent and Emergency Care Centre opens in Walsall
A new, modern Urgent & Emergency Care Centre for Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust, designed by BDP, and built by Tilbury Douglas, has opened at Walsall Manor Hospital.
Consett community hospital plans approved
Proposals for a new community hospital in Consett, designed by Medical Architecture for County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust, and sited on the edge of Consett at a gateway to the County Durham countryside, have been unanimously approved by Durham’s strategic planning committee.
Webinar will address ‘knowledge gaps’ in healthcare ventilation
Clean air engineering specialist, Howorth Air Technology, says it feels ‘compelled as a business to address the knowledge gaps among clinical staff, engineers, and contractors, in both public and private health organisations, to help them fully understand the specific and detailed requirements of air ventilation systems’.
Merivaara Q-Flow now available in three variants for ease of specification
The award-winning Merivaara Q-Flow range of LED operating lights is now available in three model variants to simplify specification for new-build theatre projects or upgrades.
Plans for new Hillingdon Hospital unanimously approved
Hillingdon Hospital in north-west London is set to be transformed into a ‘new, state-of-the-art’ healthcare facility following unanimous approval by the London Borough of Hillingdon’s Major Applications Planning Committee.
Abloy solution secures Inverness hospital’s estate
Security specialist, Abloy UK, has supplied Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, which serves the population of the Highlands, with the eCLIQ electromechanical solution for its on-site facilities management and security.
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