Safe water delivery and hygiene control

Safe water delivery and hygiene control

Reliance Water Controls says that ‘while thermostatic taps are a fundamental requirement’ to ensure safe hot water temperatures at point of use in hospitals and care homes, it is equally important to ensure stringent hygiene and infection control standards can easily be met.

Ergonomic nurse call handsets ‘set the standard’

Wandsworth Healthcare says it ‘continually invests’ in developing its nurse call handsets to ensure they ‘provide the latest technological advances and improve patients’ experiences’. Its latest IPiN Evolution handset range is ‘ergonomically designed’, with a curved 24 mm profile and large back-lit button for ease of use.

Clinical staff capacity improved

Needing a ‘smart, efficient way to manage patient care and improve clinical response times during the night’, Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has selected Hospedia’s ExtraMed Mobile Medic solution to replace traditional phone, pager, and paper-based systems.

Range and features extended

Static Systems’ flagship’ nurse call range, ‘Fusion-IP’, continues to expand ‘to support better patient care and wellbeing, while offering solutions that assist in optimising resources’.

System first for Courtney-Thorne

Courtney-Thorne has developed its first wireless nurse call system designed specifically for hospital environments, with the launch of the new ALTRA wireless nurse call range.

Helping healthcare staff work faster and smarter

Austco describes its Tacera product as ‘an integrated IP-based critical communication system that delivers safety solutions for patients’.

Bed status monitoring features

Following the successful launch of what it claims is ‘the most advanced wireless nurse call system on the market’, Aid Call says it was keen to engage with industry specialists and new customers to understand just how it could further enhance the product to improve the delivery of care in the hospital environment.

‘Powerful’ lone worker protection

Skygd, a Swedish provider of lone working solutions, and Atus Systems, a UK provider of paging and on-site staff alarm systems, have announced a UK branding partnership under which Atus has branded the Skygd Personal Safety Alarm product as Atus Defender, and added BS8484 compliance to the Android service.

Welsh dementia care centre selects C-TEC

A ‘pioneering’ new dementia care centre in North Wales is ‘reaping the benefits of C-TEC’s innovative life safety systems’.

From training to fire risk assessment

The Healthcare Facilities Consortium (HFC) is keen to see show visitors on its stand as it celebrates 20 years of working with estates and facilities management personnel.

Safe, smooth disposal of human waste

This year at the HeƒmA annual event Haigh says it is looking forward to demonstrating the Quattro pulp macerator and ‘its many advantages for infection control and drain flow’

Making shutdowns easier to handle

BOC says its new Backfeed Service ‘makes shutdowns easier to handle’; the Backfeed Kits ‘offers a safer, easier, lighter, and more secure solution to supply medical gas pipeline systems while the pipeline infrastructure is isolated’.
ENGIE wins Liverpool energy contracts

ENGIE wins Liverpool energy contracts

ENGIE (formerly Cofely GDF SUEZ) has been awarded a £29 m Carbon and Energy Fund (CEF) framework contract through the Liverpool Energy Collaboration CEF Scheme.

Guide to ‘smallscale’ CHP

ENER-G has published a detailed new Essential Guide to Small Scale Combined Heat and Power, available free to download.

Boiler benefits stack up

Hamworthy Heating has launched a commercial boiler ‘ideally suited’ to support renewable energy products, including CHP.
‘Low maintenance’ microturbine power

‘Low maintenance’ microturbine power

Capstone Turbine Corporation has unveiled the 1 MW Capstone C1000S microturbine as part of its new Signature series microturbine energy systems; it is also available in 600 kW and 800 kW versions.
Energy centre ‘refresh’ for Salford Royal

Energy centre ‘refresh’ for Salford Royal

The energy centre at Salford Royal Hospital is undergoing ‘a full refresh’, with the installation of a new 2.5 MW CHP engine, while a series of energy reduction measures being implemented include the fitting of LED lighting, and the optimisation of the existing building management system.

Airedale energy centre updated

Airedale General Hospital in West Yorkshire undertook an energy transformation programme to reduce its carbon footprint as part of the government-driven CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme (CRC).

CHP’s bigger share in smaller facilities

Although traditionally healthcare sector CHP systems have been confined to high capacity plant serving major facilities, more recently ‘lower capacity, more responsive CHP engines’ have enabled smaller facilities to harness the technology.
Barts switches on its first CCHP

Barts switches on its first CCHP

On 24 March Barts Health switched on its first CCHP engine at St Bartholomew’s Hospital in London.

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