A ‘low-cost and effective’ solution to remove COVID-19 from the air using UV sanitisers will soon be used in hospitals, after a team led by engineers from the Institution of Mechanical Engineers developed a standard to regulate them for NHS use.
Security technology group, Giesecke+Devrient, and connected worker technology specialist, Nymi, have developed a wristband-based biometric system that gives organisations and their staff ‘convenient and secure access to their entire workplace'.
‘To take action against modern slavery’, Kier claims to be UK’s first contractor to train its Mental Health First Aiders (MHFAs) to spot the signs of modern slavery and exploitation.
Kier has handed over Royal Brompton Hospital’s new diagnostic centre (formerly known as the imaging centre) for Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust.
Hospitals across England will benefit from £700 m overall to expand wards, install modular theatres, and upgrade outpatient spaces and MRI and screening technology, to help reduce waiting lists, the Department of Health & Social Care has announced.
Secure I.T. Environments, a UK design and build specialist for modular, containerised, and micro data centres, has handed over its latest ModCel containerised data centre to Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (NNUH).
MTX, which previously delivered an A&E extension and additional office space at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, King’s Lynn, has won a further contract from Queen Elizabeth Hospital King’s Lynn NHS Foundation Trust to build it a new endoscopy unit.
Zumtobel Group, with its lighting brands, Zumtobel, Thorn, and acdc Lighting, has organised and supplied the concept and design, and supplied the lighting and controls for, a new Critical Care Unit (CCU) at London’s Chelsea and Westminster Hospital.
A new campaign to tackle work-related rights within the construction industry is launched this month (November), as experts say they fear ‘workers’ rights are being dismissed’.
The £250,000 Wolfson Economics Prize 2021 has been awarded to Ab Rogers Design and its ‘Living Systems’ submission at a gala dinner in London.
As part of an ongoing commitment to reducing its carbon emissions, Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has upgraded the flat roofing over its original Community Hospital buildings with insulation and photovoltaic panels.
Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust says it has set an ambition ‘to meet new standards for greener and more sustainable hospitals in the UK’, as part of its ‘Hospitals of the Future’, which will see the two new ‘state-of-the-art’ hospitals built.
NG Bailey’s Engineering division has secured a second contract to support the ongoing expansion of NHS Golden Jubilee in Clydebank in Scotland.
MTX, the Modern Methods of Construction building specialist, describes its new FLEX Full-Service Lease Extensions service as ‘a rapid solution to increase clinical capacity which is both flexible and accessible’.
Agilisys, the ‘digital transformation’ specialist for the public sector, has announced the appointment of Claire Darbyshire as head of its Social Care and Health Technology Practice.