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Cutting the clutter, simplifying the journey

Cutting the clutter, simplifying the journey

In the November 2016 HEJ, Greg Truscott, BArch DipMgt MIHEA, manager, Infrastructure & New Works, Royal Perth Hospital, Bentley Health Service & Armadale Health Service, in Western Australia, discussed a project he has led at the hospital to improve the facility’s wayfinding and signage.
Effective training essential to ensure compliance

Effective training essential to ensure compliance

Mervyn Phipps, an IHEEM-registered Authorising Engineer (Water) and water hygiene trainer at Eastwood Park, examines the guidance in the new HTM 04-01, Safe Water in Healthcare Premises (2016), published last year.
How technology can help deliver better care

How technology can help deliver better care

Wandsworth Healthcare believes technological advances and the growing ability to integrate software and services across medical systems will become ever more vital in improving care and operational efficiency.
Inline disinfection system shows its mettle

Inline disinfection system shows its mettle

Horne Engineering explains how its In-Line Thermal Disinfection Unit – just launched – will reduce the incidence and risk of pathogenic colonisation of water systems.
£17 m factory to produce new ‘vinyl collection’

£17 m factory to produce new ‘vinyl collection’

A global floor coverings manufacturer, with a new £17 m factory in the Netherlands, discusses how the optimal flooring can create a healthy, hygienic, and comfortable patient recovery environment.

Keeping the sector on a firm footing post-Brexit

A recent Royal Academy of Engineering report presents ‘evidence-based’ advice to the Government on the opportunities and risks for the engineering sector ‘post-Brexit’.
 Integrated approach for St Anthony’s scheme

Integrated approach for St Anthony’s scheme

ISG’s Engineering Services business discusses the recent extension to Spire St Anthony’s Hospital in Cheam, and how BIM was used to help plan the most heavily serviced areas during construction.
Prevention ‘the best cure’ for security risks

Prevention ‘the best cure’ for security risks

Glenn Foot, technical manager at Eaton, examines some of the key security issues for healthcare estates and facilities managers, and how some of the latest IP, access control, and messaging technologies are helping them tackle them.
A focus on the role and responsibilities of the AE(D)

A focus on the role and responsibilities of the AE(D)

The role of the AE (Decontamination) examined, in the first of a series of planned articles on the work of IHEEM’s four Authorising Engineer Registers.
Maintaining standards in medical device management

Maintaining standards in medical device management

A recruit to IHEEM’s Medical Devices Technology Platform describes an interesting career, and explains what he feels should be the Platform’s major areas of focus going forward.
President’s rallying call as he looks to the future

President’s rallying call as he looks to the future

In his inaugural Presidential Address, IHEEM’s new President, Peter Sellars, set out his goals, and looked at how the Institute can further develop in the short to medium term.
New ways of working forecast

New ways of working forecast

A conference in Nottingham addressed the potential impact of digital technology and medical devices on addressing productivity and patient safety challenges.
A load off the estates manager’s mind

A load off the estates manager’s mind

Modular boilers with large turndown ratio and wide differential temperatures between the flow and return are rising in popularity, reports a British commercial boiler manufacturer.
Simplifying the changes in the latest guidance

Simplifying the changes in the latest guidance

An expert look at the key changes within the DH’s recently updated decontamination guidance for surgical instruments and endoscopes in HTM 01-01 and HTM 01-06.
Innovation and flair show sector is in good health

Innovation and flair show sector is in good health

Last month’s IHEEM Awards Dinner in Manchester recognised innovation, flair, and expertise, in areas ranging from carbon saving to product design and architecture.
ED the latest Repeatable Rooms focus

ED the latest Repeatable Rooms focus

Healthcare Estates 2016 saw the launch of a new blueprint for Emergency Department Repeatable Rooms, as an architect member of the Repeatable Rooms ‘Core Team’ explains.
Spaciousness, daylighting, and union with nature

Spaciousness, daylighting, and union with nature

A Vancouver architect describes the highly positive impact of a new emergency department at the Nanaimo Regional General Hospital in British Columbia in Canada.
Stopping hospital users from losing theirway

Stopping hospital users from losing theirway

A look at a major wayfinding and signage project being undertaken at Australia’s Royal Perth Hospital, in an article first published in The Australian Hospital Engineer.
‘A compelling view’ from DH speaker

‘A compelling view’ from DH speaker

At Healthcare Estates 2016, the DH’s director-general of Finance gave a candid assessment of the current state of NHS finances, and presented his view on how the healthcare estates and facilities community can contribute effectively to the drive to ‘constrain cost growth’.
A ‘green’ means of effective disinfection

A ‘green’ means of effective disinfection

A system that uses electrochemical activation to provide ‘ongoing and consistent disinfection’ of a healthcare facility’s water system described.

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