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Overcoming adversity a key theme in Manchester
The organisers of Healthcare Estates 2013, Step Exhibitions, say this year’s attendance ‘continued the increases seen since the move to Manchester’, and included 401 attendees at the conference; and a record number at the Awards Dinner, of 435.
‘Significant’ energy-savings demonstrated
A combination of tighter budgets, increasing volumes of environmental legislation, and greater financial accountability, mean healthcare estate managers UK-wide are under growing pressure to save energy and money.
ATICS safety changeover system attracts ‘huge interest’
Bender UK says it ‘scored a huge hit’ at the Healthcare Estates 2013 conference and exhibition, with delegates and visitors crowding onto its stand to learn more about ATICS - the power changeover solution designed to the Safety Integrity Level (SIL) Level 2 standard (BS EN61508).
Starkstrom’s clearer vision
Visitors to the Starkstrom stand at this year’s Healthcare Estates exhibition were able to experience the company’s latest VisionOR integrated high definition video solution, including ‘cutting edge optical networks’.
Spirax Sarco EasiHeat systems help hospital save £45,000 a year
St George’s Hospital in Tooting is reportedly saving £45,000 per year after upgrading the heating and hot water systems in one of its plant rooms to Spirax EasiHeat plate heat exchanger packages.
IHEEM flagship show declared a success for Static Systems
For Static Systems, this year’s Healthcare Estates event provided an opportunity to highlight its Fusion-IP ‘family’ of nurse call solutions.
‘More intelligent infrastructure’
Schneider Electric says its new StruxureWare for Healthcare software suite provides organisations with ‘a comprehensive view into their integrated healthcare facility’, enabling them to improve energy savings, infrastructure efficiency, patient safety, ‘and more’.
Passive House standards met
Airflow Developments says its new Duplexvent Multi Line range is the first fully customisable range of indoor and outdoor commercial MVHR (mechanical ventilation with heat recovery) units to achieve Passive House standards.
Healthy temperature control
The UK’s healthcare sector spends more than £400 million every year on energy, although a large proportion of this energy is often wasted.
Nurse call defined for every environment
In a concerted effort to take the complexity out of choosing the most appropriate nurse call system, leading healthcare communication specialist, Static Systems Group, has categorised its Fusion-IP product range into three distinct sub-brands, simultaneously adding a wireless system for good measure.
New bedhead services trunking launched
Clever and innovative new design touches and cost-effective construction feature strongly in the development of Ventura, Static Systems’ latest bedhead services trunking system, shown for the first time at this month’s Healthcare Estates exhibition in Manchester.
Making design ‘work’ for all user groups
Regina Kennedy, an architect and urbanist with a Master’s degree in healthcare facility planning and design, who is currently a programme manager at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC), the state of Qatar’s ‘premier’ non-profit healthcare provider, examines how, during the design process, the right principles can be applied to ensure that hospitals and other healthcare facilities ‘work’ for all user groups.
Intelligent heat exchanger package
Armstrong International has supplied a 650 kW Digital-Flo heat exchanger package to a North London Hospital.
Capital investment services offered
Established in 2000 to create Energy Services Performance Contracts (EPCs) and ESCo projects, Cynergin has since expanded to offer a full range of capital investment services for clients, funded by energy, carbon, and operational savings – all underwritten by a Cynergin performance guarantee.
‘Easy to clean’ and robust taps
With healthcare provider organisations today placing specific and stringent demands on taps, Woodwood says the ‘proven, safe, hard-wearing design’, and the excellent access for ‘simple, fast cleaning’, of its Ultra range of sensor taps are ‘indispensable’.
Spot checks keep surgical air safe
Michell’s MDM300 portable dew-point hygrometer takes high-speed measurements of moisture in compressed air systems used for surgical instruments and breathing air, ‘in spotchecks’, to ensure safety in hospitals.
Hat-trick of anti-ligature innovations
Three ‘innovative new product ranges’ which the company says will ‘strengthen its market leading-position’ in the design and manufacture of anti-ligature fittings for mental healthcare settings, will be shown by Primera:
Interrupting a ‘wasteful cycle’
Enersol Flomar, established 30 years ago to provide bespoke services in steam production, has developed a range of advanced boiler controls ‘to respond to the demands of ever-increasing fuel costs, and the need to reduce harmful emissions’.
Lifetime solution for visual presentation
Squiggle Glass is a magnetic or nonmagnetic glass panel, ‘easy to write on, and easy to clean with the supplied magnetic eraser’, described as ‘a lifetime solution for visual presentation and information using any colours and size’.
Power generation projects
With over 20 years’ experience, Finning is a leading energy performance contract (EPC) solutions provider in power generation – ‘whether the requirement is for high reliability standby power, high efficiency CHP, or a combination of both’.
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