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‘Health and care advocate’ joins law firm

An experienced ‘health and care advocate’ has become the second partner in as many months to join Bevan Brittan’s market leading Health & Care - Regulatory team, as it continues to grow to meet client demand.

WHO to hold first European conference on indoor air quality

Air Sentry says it is very proud to be one of the sponsors of the World Health Organization's inaugural European conference on Indoor Air.

WiFi SPARK’s healthcare business rebrands

WiFi provider, WiFi SPARK, is rebranding its healthcare arm as SPARK Technology Services, with the new identity marking the completion of the integration of the former Hospedia bedside unit business, and ‘a new vision for the NHS, based on patient engagement and application services’.

Fit-out specialist announces record turnover as business grows

UK fit-out specialist, Deanestor, has announced a strong financial performance, with a 35 per cent increase in turnover to £19 m, and a return to pre-pandemic profit levels.

RAAC issue ‘part of a much bigger problem’, NHS Confederation says

Responding to the ongoing removal of reinforced autoclaved aerated concrete (RAAC) from NHS hospitals, Matthew Taylor, Chief Executive of the NHS Confederation, said: “The NHS has been following technical guidance from the Institution of Structural Engineers to ensure that its sites that use reinforced autoclaved aerated concrete (RAAC) are monitored closely for any risks, and that the planks are removed from these premises as quickly as possible. The identification of RAAC continues as the guidance from the Institution of Structural Engineers has been updated.

EDGE reappointed to new £2 bn healthcare framework

Leading multidisciplinary property and construction consultancy, EDGE, has been reappointed to the NHS Shared Business Services’ (SBS) new £2 billion Healthcare Planning, Construction Consultancy and Ancillary Services Framework.

Event ‘to raise awareness of ecological challenges’

On 12 September the sustainable resource management company, Veolia, is hosting a new event at the Center Parcs Venue in Woburn Forest, ‘to raise awareness of ecological challenges such as decarbonisation, depollution, and the optimisation of the earth's resources’.

Baxi appoints new head of Public Health

Baxi has appointed James Matthews as its new head of Public Health to lead its technical specification and sales team in supplying ‘energy-efficient, low-carbon’ hot water solutions involving Heatrae Sadia and Andrews Water Heaters products.

Work begins in Southampton on Aseptic Pharmacy and SSD

Willmott Dixon has begun work on two specialist facilities developed by Prime plc in partnership with University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust (UHS).

Worthing Hospital to get new £4.5 m UTC

A new Urgent Treatment Centre (UTC) is to be built at Worthing Hospital in a £4.5 million in a development that will improve patient care and staff experience.

Assura completes ‘state-of-the art ‘day case hospital in Kettering

Assura has completed a newly built ‘state-of-the-art ‘day case hospital which includes new diagnostic services to support increased local patient demand in Glendon, Kettering.

BESA welcomes first British Standard for indoor air quality

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has praised the creation of the first British Standard for health and wellbeing in buildings – BS40102 (Part one), which gives recommendations for measuring, monitoring, and reporting, indoor environmental quality (IEQ) in all types of non-domestic buildings.

‘Largest ever investment in global AMR surveillance’ announced

The Department of Health & Social Care has announced it is making available £210 million in funding to partner with countries across Asia and Africa to tackle antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and reduce the threat posed to the UK.

Vision panels find favour for new Hillingdon Hospital temporary building

A new bespoke multi-storey modular ward building needed to support the longer-term development of Greater London’s Hillington Hospital features Vistamatic vision panels as an observation and privacy solution.

MTX’s complex delivery of 32 bed short-stay ward at Northwick Park

A new £20 m 32-bed short-stay ward for Northwick Park Hospital London is being created above the existing A&E Department by Modern Methods of Construction specialist, MTX, in one of the most complex build programmes the company has ever undertaken.

Brighton’s new trauma centre offers ‘once-in-a-generation’ improvement for staff

A new, ‘state-of-the-art’ building at the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton has welcomed patients for the first time.

Rye community hospital becomes UK’s first to achieve carbon neutrality

Rye, Winchelsea & District Memorial Hospital says it has become the UK’s first community hospital to achieve carbon neutrality.

Birmingham Children’s Hospital expansion plans approved

Plans for a BDP-designed expansion and upgrade to Birmingham Children’s Hospital have been approved by Birmingham City Council’s Planning Committee.

Removing the MGPS compliance risk from consultants and customers

BeaconMedaes say its new ‘DesignSafeCover ‘(DSC) – developed following ‘an explosion in MGPS demand during the pandemic’, is ‘a guarantee that removes the compliance risk from consultants and customers’.

Independent health and social care charity’s new CEO joins ‘at a critical time’

Sarah Woolnough, currently Chief Executive of Asthma + Lung UK, has been appointed as the new CEO of The King’s Fund, succeeding Richard Murray, who will step down in November.

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