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DTGen partners with TEDOM for CHP

UK power generation specialist, DTGen, has struck a partnership with cogeneration expert, TEDOM, for the supply of combined heat and power (CHP) equipment.

Medtech company’s ‘early warning’ system could speed diagnosis

Presymptom Health, a ‘medtech company and pioneer of a portfolio of AI-driven early diagnostic tests for infection and sepsis’, has been selected to join the Innovative Devices Access Pathway (IDAP) pilot – a new pathway designed to ensure that technology is helping UK patients as quickly as possible.

Report cites ‘failure to grow and invest’ in primary and community health services

The authors of a new report from The King’s Fund, ‘Making care closer to home a reality’, say failure to grow and invest in primary and community health and care services – despite successive governments stating a commitment to this agenda – is ‘one of the most significant and long-running policy failures of the past 30 years’.

UK firm ‘ignites interest’ with ‘unique’ electrical fire suppression device

The supplier of a compact ‘ground-breaking’ fire suppression device ‘says it could be poised to help extinguish the second-most common UK cause of fires – electrical fires – ‘in seconds’,

‘One-stop’ urology investigation and treatment centre ‘transforming patient experience’

‘From cutting edge technology to calm and spacious surroundings’, a new £8 m Urology Investigation and Treatment Centre at Princess Royal Hospital in Haywards Heath is transforming the care and experience of patients with urology conditions, says University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust.

Every building should be treated as ‘high-risk’, says BESA

Many contractors are still ignoring safety regulations despite repeated warnings that measures introduced by the Building Safety Act are already in place and affect every project, according to the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA).

Raigmore hospital welcomes Scotland’s first of its kind ‘pop-up’ solar car park and EV charging hub

3ti, which claims to be UK's leading designer, installer, funder, and operator of solar car parks, has completed the installation of a Papilio3 pop-up solar car park and electric vehicle (EV) charging hub at Raigmore Hospital in Inverness.

Kidney services now provided closer to home for Milton Keynes patients

A new renal dialysis unit in Milton Keynes run by Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (OUH) has officially opened, providing specialist services for kidney patients closer to home.

Planning permission granted for Ashurst Hospital redevelopment

Ashurst Hospital near Southampton is set to receive a major new build and refurbishment scheme after achieving full planning permission.

Broad Marsh announced as site for Nottingham CDC

Plans have been revealed to locate a new Community Diagnostic Centre in the Broad Marsh regeneration development in Nottingham city centre, to be run and staffed by Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust.

Surgical hub at Clatterbridge Hospital completed

The second phase of a new ‘state-of-the-art’ surgical hub at Clatterbridge Hospital on the Wirral has been completed by Modern Methods of Construction specialist, MTX, which has now created four new operating theatres there, able to treat up to 6000 patients annually.

New £3.2 m dental clinic officially opens at Kenworthy Road Health Centre

A new ‘state-of-the-art’ dental facility, the Kenworthy Road Dental Clinic in East London, has been officially opened by the Interim Chief Dental Officer for England, Jason Wong, joined by representatives from Community Health Partnerships (CHP), Barts Health NHS Trust, Queen Mary University of London, and clinicians and NHS colleagues.

COVER STORY: Complementary design for a ‘unified hygienic finish’

In healthcare environments, where hygiene is critical, the design and finish of each surface matters. Trovex’s integrated product design approach encapsulates this, providing a suite of solutions that bolster hygiene standards and practicality.

Strategic refurbishment at Freeman Hospital complete

Work has completed on what the Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust dubs a ‘strategically important’ ward refurbishment project at Freeman Hospital to create a care environment for that is supportive to clinical staff, and ‘reassuringly calm’ for patients.

Work completes on £4.8 m endoscopy suites at Montagu Hospital

Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals (DBTH) NHS Foundation Trust has taken delivery of two new endoscopy suites at Montagu Hospital in Mexborough, following fit-out and refurbishment specialist contractor, Willmott Dixon Interiors’ reconfiguration and refurbishment over 9,000 ft2 of space within the hospital’s endoscopy ward and rotunda building.

MTX awarded £49 million Frimley Park diagnostic and imaging centre contract

The contract to build a £49 million diagnostic and imaging centre at Frimley Park Hospital in Camberley, Surrey, has been awarded to Modern Methods of Construction specialist, MTX.

BeaconMedaes to exclusively distribute ‘pioneering’ nitrous oxide detector

BeaconMedaes UK, part of the Atlas Copco Group, has announced a ‘newly-enhanced’ exclusive distribution alliance with Medclair AB, dubbing the Swedish-based company ‘a renowned innovator in the realm of nitrous oxide management systems’.

Marylebone hospital appoints Patient Safety Partner

The King Edward VII’s Hospital in Marylebone, London, has appointed Jabeen Ahmad (pictured) as its first Patient Safety Partner (PSP) as part of its ‘commitment to ensuring the highest possible standards of safety and quality of care for all patients’.

Getinge brings together chemistry and instrument decontamination in Derby

With the opening of the new facilities in St. Modwen Park Derby, Getinge is bringing together its chemistry and instrument decontamination business, and its UK sales offices, service functions, and logistics operations.

Bereavement suite named after devoted King’s midwife

A new bereavement suite for parents who have experienced baby loss has been officially opened on at King’s College Hospital by Bell Ribeiro-Addy MP.

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