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CDCs playing key role in faster diagnosis and treatment

The Department of Health and Social Care says more than six million tests, scans, and health checks have taken place at community diagnostic centres (CDCs) across England, helping speed diagnoses and treatments for NHS patients.

'Space-themed’ wall protection for Evelina Children’s Hospital

A complete wall protection package from Gradus has been installed at the Evelina London Children’s Day Treatment Centre, to create a fun and hygienic atmosphere for children undergoing treatment.

Fusion21 names suppliers appointed to £346 m Building Improvements Framework

'Procurement expert’, Fusion21, has announced the suppliers successfully appointed to its national Building Improvements Framework, worth up to £346 million over a four-year period.

COVER STORY: New automatic manifold changeover system launched

BeaconMedaes is excited to announce the launch of its next-generation Automatic Manifold Changeover System, the MAT-S.

Altro a recommended supplier on ProCure23 framework

Altro has been appointed as a recommended supplier on ProCure23 (P23), the fourth generation of the ProCure framework for the design and construction of NHS capital projects.

A safer and more sustainable approach to PPE in Canada

The Canadian Coalition for Green Health Care has recently led research on personal protective equipment (PPE), intentionally designed and manufactured as reusable – including gowns, goggles, face shields, and elastomeric respirators – to identify prospects to reduce plastic PPE waste.

'Sustainable design’ for Edenbridge’s new health centre

Galliford Try’s Building Southern business has successfully handed over the £12.2 m Edenbridge Memorial Health Centre (EMHC) in Four Elms Road, Edenbridge, in Kent.

Bender awarded theatre contract at new £100 m Harborne Hospital

Bender UK has delivered critical power supply solutions to, and equipped four ‘state-of-the-art’ theatres at, the new £100 million The Harborne Hospital, part of HCA Healthcare UK, on the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham campus.

More ‘joined-up’ technology would aid EFM efficiency, roundtable hears

NHS Estates teams are increasingly turning to digital solutions to help them run and manage their buildings and facilities efficiently, but often systems are not ‘joined up’, delegates at a roundtable held by business enterprise Wi-Fi solution specialist, SPARK TSL, to discuss digital enablement within healthcare estates heard.

Main Board changes at Willmott Dixon

Willmott Dixon is making some changes to its main board from the start of this year following the retirement of Colin Enticknap as the company’s Executive Chairman at the end of 2023.

Offsite modular-built unit for Norfolk Trust to be delivered in five months

Northumberland-headquartered industrialised construction and digital manufacturing specialist, Merit, has been appointed by Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust (NCH&C) to design and deliver its new 48-bed modular unit on the Norwich Community Hospital site in Norfolk.

£5.6 m laminar flow theatre at Newark Hospital will cut waiting times

A new modular laminar flow operating theatre at Newark Hospital in Nottinghamshire can now deliver up to 2,600 extra surgical procedures per year, thanks to the efforts of a collaborative construction team.

Fast-track theatres completed at Addenbrooke’s as part of national surgical hub strategy

Three new orthopaedic operating theatres built at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge by MTX using Modern Methods of Construction are playing a leading role in a national scheme to deliver more than 50 new surgical hubs across England, the company says.

Establishing an effective water management plan

Paul Musgrove, Sales director at specialist in water consumption reduction, Ecoprod, looks at the fundamentals for hospitals and other healthcare facilities in establishing an effective water management strategy. He also discusses some of the latest products and technologies designed to simplify the process, reduce consumption, and cut costs.

Guildford cancer centre reaches practical completion

A ‘state-of-the-art’ cancer care facility in Guildford has reached practical completion. Representatives from Prime, VINCI Building, and Assura, gathered ‘to mark the milestone’.

WRAS appoints Business Development manager

The Water Regulations Approval Scheme (WRAS) has appointed Jamie Lynch as Business Development manager.

Funding available for low-carbon heat network projects

Global heating, air-conditioning, and refrigeration specialist, Carrier, is urging building owners and operators to apply for UK government grants to commercialise and construct new low- and zero-carbon heat networks before the funding application deadline expires.

Biobloc ceiling tiles offer infection control and excellent acoustics

Zentia, a UK supplier of ‘complete ceiling solutions’, says its new Biobloc family, formerly known as Bioguard, offers high-quality performance in areas such as infection control and acoustics, ‘making it the ideal solution for healthcare and various commercial settings’.

‘Flexible access control solution’ launched

Abloy UK has launched CLIQ Local Manager (CLM) Remote, enabling users to update key authorisations and make changes to schedules via wall programming devices, offering a flexible access control solution.

National award for Heartlands Treatment Centre

A multi-million-pound treatment centre at Heartlands Hospital has won a prestigious national award.

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