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Flooring is ‘Co2 neutral from cradle to grave’

As the design of healthcare facilities continues to move towards more ‘human-centred’ designs to support the health, well-being, and comfort of end-users, Forbo Flooring Systems has refreshed its ‘CO2 neutral’ Marmoleum linear collection.

Ceiling supply units designed to enhance workflow efficiency

Dräger says it new ceiling supply units, Ambia and Ponta, available in a variety of colours, and featuring ‘user-friendly ergonomics’, are designed to make workflows in the operating theatre, neonatology, or intensive care unit more efficient.

C-TEC releases 'revamped' accessible toilet alarm kit

C-TEC has released an updated version of its NC951 accessible toilet alarm kit.

Fire detection upgrade completed at Wycombe hospital

Fitting a new life safety system to any public space can be complex, but when undertaking this task in a hospital, during a pandemic, the complexity increases tenfold.

PPE decontamination solutions’ award shortlisting

Two solutions for decontaminating single-use and reusable personal protective equipment (PPE) used by healthcare staff during the COVID-19 pandemic have been shortlisted for the National Technology Awards.

Modul-up – making refurbs ‘as easy as one, two, three’

Forbo Flooring Systems’ innovative Modul’up range is ‘the perfect solution’ if you’re looking to replace floorcoverings quickly and with minimal disruption, the company says.

Digital platform launched to enhance supply chain efficiency

Global Healthcare Exchange's new GHX Procure platform is a cloud-based requisition / inventory management system which gives healthcare organisations real-time visibility of inventory, and allows automated purchasing of supplies and medical devices.

APT Skidata launches ‘total parking solution’ for healthcare sector

CARE, a new solution that the UK parking solutions firm says will enable healthcare facilities to manage their own parking system simply and effectively, and support a better patient, visitor, and staff experience, has been unveiled by APT Skidata.

Device non-invasively monitors for air leaks

Coltraco Ultrasonics says it developed its Portascanner COVID-19 hand-held device as a means of non-invasive monitoring for air leaks within clinical spaces, and especially ICUs, during the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic last Summer.

Non-combustible upstand board launched

In what it dubs its ‘latest step to help specifiers and contractors mitigate fire risk in the fifth façade’, Rockwool has launched HARDROCK UB34, a non-combustible insulation solution specially designed for parapet walls and upstands on flat roofs.

Valve designed to ‘prevent back contamination’

Challis MS says it has designed the Challis Ag+ Sentinel Valve due to ‘a general acceptance’ that most Pseudomonas flare-ups involving taps 'are a direct result of back contamination of the open tap spout by contaminated aerated water droplets'.

‘Perfecting’ surgical site illumination

A new, ‘improved’ Q-Flow surgical light – available in the UK from Bender UK – has been revealed by Merivaara of Finland.

MAT delivers new CL3 laboratory for Kilmarnock hospital

Medical Air Technology (MAT) has designed a scheme for the major refurbishment of an existing laboratory at University Hospital Crosshouse – a large district general hospital near Kilmarnock in south-west Scotland.

‘Advanced’ PACS display launched by Bender

Bender has launched a new, ‘premium’ PACS Console for use in operating theatres and critical care areas, which it says ‘employs proven display technology to deliver superior quality images to clinicians viewing scans, images, and hospital records’.

Soteria Dimension hits the international market

Apollo Fire Detectors, one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of fire detection and alarm devices, has launched its range of flush mounted, EN54-7 approved fire detectors to the international market.

Bio-trunking supplied at lightning speed for Plymouth Lighthouse Lab

Marshall-Tufflex’s PowerPoles and Odyssey Bio trunking have been used in the fitting out of the COVID-19 Lighthouse Laboratory in Plymouth, which, when fully operational, will have the capacity to process up to 40,000 COVID-19 tests per day.

Metalline claims to be the first the first UK cladding manufacturer t

Metalline claims to be the first the first UK cladding manufacturer to ‘uniquely offer’ both non-combustible aluminium rainscreen and non-combustible aluminium insulated Spandrel panels, all fully tested and certified to Class A1 rating.

Furniture reminiscent of 1950s and 1960s ‘with a modern twist’

Furniture manufacturer, Knightsbridge, has partnered with designer, Bruce Kenneth (pictured right, with Knightsbridge’s director of Design & Development, Jason Brown), to develop ‘a unique collection of furniture for the healthcare sector'.

Gradus ‘bespoke’ wall protection for Grange University Hospital

Contract interior specialist, Gradus, has designed and installed bespoke wall protection with a printed finish at the new £350 m Grange University Hospital in Llanfrechfa, Cwmbran, in Wales.

Interfurn MD Steve Sweryda steps down

Steve Sweryda (pictured centre) of Interfurn Medical Systems Ltd stepped down from his role as managing director at the end of December 2020, handing over the reins to the company's operations director, Jon Fletcher (pictured far left).

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