Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust says it has become the UK's first NHS hospital Trust to officially become’ Carbon Literate’, allowing it ‘to take an important step towards its goal of becoming one of the UK’s greenest NHS Trusts’.
A mobile cancer care unit which can be extended hydraulically from its sides to create two consultation rooms has been launched and is being used to provide treatment to patients in the West Yorkshire.
The Engineering Council, the regulatory body for the engineering profession in the UK, has issued updated Guidance on Risk for the engineering profession, which it says it is suitable for engineering professionals ‘at all career stages'.
Independent air movement specialist, Gilberts Blackpool, has published research into the most ‘effective, healthy way’ to ventilate in operating theatres.
In an Autumn Budget and Spending Review 2021 speech to Parliament today (Wednesday 27 October), Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, noted that investment was growing, public services were improving, public finances were ‘stabilising’, and wages were rising.
A partnership to help NHS Trusts develop and implement their decarbonisation strategies has been launched, as senior NHS leaders say that decarbonising the NHS estate is ‘fundamentally not complex’, but that more data and greater guidance are needed.
Sewell Group has announced its investment in Community Ventures Partnerships as part of its ‘strategic growth plans’ across the North of England, allowing it to expand its footprint in estates management consultancy.
Goodman’s Fields, a new-build health and wellbeing centre in East London, designed and delivered by AECOM, has officially opened, providing a ‘next generation’ primary care facility.
In 2020/2021 the total cost of running the NHS estate in England was £10.2 billion – a 4.8 per cent increase on 2019/20, with total energy usage from all sources across this estate 11.4 billion kWh, 1.6 per higher than in the previous year.
Suicide is the biggest killer of men under 50, and male construction workers are almost four times more likely to take their own life than the average of those working in any other industry or profession.
A new Cambridge Children’s Hospital has taken another step forward with the submission of a planning application to Cambridge City Council for the early designs.
Three Kent hospitals have seen significant upgrades to convert their Minor Injury Units into Urgent Treatment Centres to provide additional medical space and modern facilities with support from property and construction specialist, Ingleton Wood.
Mott MacDonald has made three new appointments to its UK Healthcare team – Steven Bentley as Healthcare technical lead, Alison Ryan as deputy Healthcare technical lead, and Andy Witchell as Strategy and Development lead for Health.
A £1.3 m investment at Vernacare’s flagship manufacturing facility in Chorley into an additional ‘state-of-the-art’ wet wipes machine, which came on stream on 1 September, will significantly increase manufacturing capacity at the facility.
The Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust is the latest healthcare organisation to benefit from Triton2, a patented, high-security masterkey system from Assa Abloy.
Sewell Estates has announced Claire Harrison as the new CEO of Parallel Data Intelligence.
Procurement organisation and social enterprise, Fusion21, has announced the launch of its national Decarbonisation Framework, worth up to £750 million over a four-year period, and is now inviting bids from interested SMEs and contractors.