Goodman’s Fields, a new-build health and wellbeing centre in East London, designed and delivered by AECOM, has officially opened, providing a ‘next generation’ primary care facility.
In 2020/2021 the total cost of running the NHS estate in England was £10.2 billion – a 4.8 per cent increase on 2019/20, with total energy usage from all sources across this estate 11.4 billion kWh, 1.6 per higher than in the previous year.
Suicide is the biggest killer of men under 50, and male construction workers are almost four times more likely to take their own life than the average of those working in any other industry or profession.
A new Cambridge Children’s Hospital has taken another step forward with the submission of a planning application to Cambridge City Council for the early designs.
Three Kent hospitals have seen significant upgrades to convert their Minor Injury Units into Urgent Treatment Centres to provide additional medical space and modern facilities with support from property and construction specialist, Ingleton Wood.
Mott MacDonald has made three new appointments to its UK Healthcare team – Steven Bentley as Healthcare technical lead, Alison Ryan as deputy Healthcare technical lead, and Andy Witchell as Strategy and Development lead for Health.
A £1.3 m investment at Vernacare’s flagship manufacturing facility in Chorley into an additional ‘state-of-the-art’ wet wipes machine, which came on stream on 1 September, will significantly increase manufacturing capacity at the facility.
The Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust is the latest healthcare organisation to benefit from Triton2, a patented, high-security masterkey system from Assa Abloy.
Sewell Estates has announced Claire Harrison as the new CEO of Parallel Data Intelligence.
Procurement organisation and social enterprise, Fusion21, has announced the launch of its national Decarbonisation Framework, worth up to £750 million over a four-year period, and is now inviting bids from interested SMEs and contractors.
Main contractor, Laing O’Rourke, has awarded the £1.5 m furniture and fit-out contract for the first phase of the £485 m ‘3Ts’ redevelopment of Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton to Deanestor.
This virtual event highlighting their vision of efficient and healing workplace design takes place on 22nd September at 9 AM or 4 PM BST.
Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and its charity, CW+, have unveiled a new indoor botanical Sky Garden at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, designed by award-winning landscape designer and CW+ Artist in Residence, Jinny Blom.
With almost 500 construction workers taking their own lives annually in the UK and Ireland, a wordless, emotive video has been released as a free resource to highlight the issue, ahead of Friday 10 September, which is World Suicide Prevention Day.
MTX has recently provided East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust with four new orthopaedic operating at Canterbury’s Kent and Canterbury Hospital to enable it to accommodate an increasing intake of patients requiring such surgery.
Modular construction specialist, Wernick, says its acquisition of modular manufacturer and hire firm, AVDanzer, will give it additional manufacturing capabilities and increase its fleet, with more than 2,000 additional cabins and modular bays.
Forbo Flooring Systems has launched the ‘second generation’ of its premium homogeneous vinyl sheet collection, Sphera Energetic.