A new report from the Royal Academy of Engineering and Metro Dynamics, Engineering Economy & Place, reveals that engineering represents 32% of total national economic output, and 26% of jobs nationally, but warns that without action to implement a place-based approach to engineering policy, ‘the UK risks hindering the growth of its economy’.
A refurbishment of the Wellesley ward at London’s Royal Hospital for Neuro-Disability (RHN) has seen Vistamatic supply a combination of its standard and ‘custom’ vision panels, working closely in conjunction with Projax Interiors.
‘Record numbers’ of doctors, nurses, dentists, and other healthcare staff, will be trained in England as part of the first ever NHS Long Term Workforce Plan, which has been published today (30 June) by NHS England.
Secure I.T. Environments has completed a project for Barnet Hospital, designing, supplying, and installing one of its custom 42U Micro Data Centre 3 facilities for the hospital’s Intensive Care Unit (ICU).
Ruth Amos, co-founder of Kids Invent Stuff – a ‘YouTube’ channel which gives 4-11 year olds the chance to get their ‘invention ideas’ built by Ruth and fellow engineer and inventor, Shawn Brown – is to receive the Royal Academy of Engineering's Rooke Award for public promotion of engineering at the Academy Awards Dinner in London on 13 July.
A recent ‘topping out’ ceremony at a ‘state-of-the-art’ cancer care facility being constructed at the Royal Surrey County Hospital in Guildford was attended by representatives from Prime, VINCI Building, operator, GenesisCare, Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust, and Assura.
The recent refitting of the Intensive Therapy unit at Tameside General Hospital in Ashton-under-Lyne has seen Medstor provide a range of HTM 71 cabinetry that it says ‘offers the flexibility to store everything in the one room’.
Housing is ‘a critical part of the current NHS staffing crisis’, and surplus NHS land should be used to deliver homes for health and social care workers to support staff retention and recruitment, according to a White Paper launched this week.
Staff at Leeds Cancer Centre are celebrating the ‘official opening’ of a new MRI simulator from Philips UK & Ireland which the supplier says will ‘revolutionise’ radiotherapy treatment at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.
Traka, a provider of ‘intelligent’ key and asset management solutions, has unveiled new technology that it says should help healthcare facilities ‘streamline the fault-fixing process for critical medical equipment’.
Vital Energi is working with York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust to reduce the carbon footprint of York Teaching Hospital via the implementation of low-carbon energy solutions, helping the Trust work towards its goal of Net Zero by 2040.
McLaren Construction has won the £28 million contract to build the St George’s Health and Wellbeing Hub in Hornchurch, bringing together primary care, mental health, and prevention services, along with cancer care and dialysis, in purpose-built premises.
Approval has been given for a new medical centre offering diagnostic care close to home for patients in Tameside and Stockport.
His Royal Highness Prince William, The Prince of Wales, has formally opened the Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust’s new Oak Cancer Centre in Sutton, Surrey.
Cylera, which claims to be a global leader in healthcare IoT cybersecurity and intelligence solutions, has partnered with Oman’s first and largest integrated telecommunications services provider, Omantel.
Washroom product manufacturer for the commercial and healthcare sectors, Armitage Shanks, is offering free on-site training on the use and maintenance of its Markwik taps to NHS Trusts across the country.
Review considers key ‘interventions’ to increase girls’ aspirations for engineering and ‘tech’ careers
As the sector gears up to celebrate this year’s International Women in Engineering Day on 23 June, EngineeringUK has released a new report, 'Rapid Evidence Review - Interventions to increase girls’ aspirations for engineering and technology careers', which it says ‘brings together the available evidence on interventions that aim to increase girls’ aspirations for engineering and technology careers’.
As the UK ramps up its focus on becoming a Net Zero economy, a new report commissioned by EngineeringUK finds that demand for engineers is predicted to grow faster than for other occupations, and that vacancies for ‘green engineering’ roles in the UK have increased by more than half (55%) over the past five years.