Bupa’s Cromwell Hospital in London has become the UK’s first private hospital to buy SageTech Medical’s ‘innovative’ gas capture and recycling solution, as it puts it, ‘leading the way in preventing pollution from waste volatile anaesthetic gases’.
Leading roofing contractor, BriggsAmasco, recently underlined its commitment to World Menopause Awareness Month by hosting a course for female staff to gain a better understanding of the issue.
The second annual World Ventilation Day (WV8D), to be held this year on 8 November, will draw a direct link between failure to invest in improving ventilation and serious health problems linked to buildings.
Buildings should be made to work better for social and economic reasons; not just to meet safety and climate change goals, according to the President of the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA).
Orri, a specialist clinic in London’s Harley Street Medical Area, has opened a new day treatment facility on Wimpole Street for patients seeking support for eating disorders.
Quintain, the award-winning developer behind Wembley Park, which is ‘transforming long-neglected space around the National Stadium into a vibrant new district of London’, has announced news of a new GP ‘super surgery’ to open at the new district’s heart.
In what it describes as ‘a strategic acquisition and a significant milestone’ for the business, OCS, the global facilities service provider, has acquired Accuro, ‘a UK provider of business-critical facilities management services to the education and healthcare sectors’.
Enigma Medical Solutions says it new ‘state-of-the-art’ general anaesthetic mobile surgical unit – named after the River Caldew in Cumbria, where the company’s co-founders have run a community-based surgical service for the last decade – is ready to address the current urgent need for additional surgical capacity.
Plans to develop the Dorset County Hospital (DCH) site in Dorchester – including building a brand-new Emergency Department and Critical Care Unit – have been approved by Dorset Council.
Patients and staff on the major trauma ward at St George’s Hospital in Tooting, south London, are now benefitting from more efficient facilities following a refurbishment project by multi-disciplinary consultancy, Pick Everard.
The Holdsworth Ward has undergone operational and spatial improvements, including upgraded sanitary facilities, bedhead services, and infrastructure elements. Pick Everard completed full RIBA Stage 1-6 delivery covering architecture, structural engineering, design management, health and safety services (CDM), and clerk of works.
Pharmacierge, a leading e-Prescription medtech business for private clinicians, has announced a ‘substantial’ expansion in London’s Wimpole Street, set to create central London’s largest robotically-enabled dispensary.
Morgan Sindall Construction has completed a new 964-space multi-storey car Park (MSCP) at North Manchester General Hospital (NMGH), delivering £36.5m of enabling works ahead of the wider rebuilding of the estate, including temporary car parking, asbestos removal, demolition, and the new-build MSCP and Cycle Hub.
Modern Methods of Construction specialist, MTX, says the new £12.5 m endoscopy unit built by it for the Queen Elizabeth Hospital King’s Lynn NHS Foundation Trust (QEH) ‘is being recognised as an outstanding example of combining offsite design and advanced construction techniques with collaborative working’.
Construction clients are more focused on meeting their Net Zero goals than complying with the Building Safety Act, a new study carried out on behalf of the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) suggests.