With the continuing expansion of Interfurn’s operations and team, the company has announced the recent appointment of Jay Aujla to the newly created role of regional manager (South) to increase its sales network in the UK.
Austco has installed its latest IP-based nurse call system, Tacera, in a form that incorporates a speech recognition feature – obviating the need for patients to press a button when they need help – at Thames Hospice's new facility near Maidenhead.
Vodafone UK – which claims healthcare is a key market that can benefit from such technology – has launched IoT.nxt – a new range of Vodafone services which it says will support UK businesses in the adoption of Internet of Things (IoT) systems.
Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust (GHC) has confirmed that construction firm, Speller Metcalfe, has been appointed to build the new community hospital in Cinderford, following an extensive competitive tendering process.
A customer for over 12 years, the county of Scania in Sweden has placed an order for 35 Opragon ventilation systems from Avidicare for the Department of Surgery at the 10-storey, 110,000 m2 New Malmö Hospital via its HVAC partner, Assemblin AB.
The £350m Grange University Hospital (GUH) in Gwent in South Wales opened to patients on 17 November, four months ahead of schedule, in a bid to help the Aneurin Bevan University Health Board (ABUHB) respond to winter pressures and COVID-19.
The multi-million pound contract awarded to offsite construction specialists, Premier Modular, to provide bespoke modular buildings for COVID19 testing has been doubled to 50 sites across the UK.
During the pandemic a health and housing scheme in Nottingham is, proponents say, ‘showing the value of partnership work’ in supporting residents to find good quality housing that helps them stay healthy, and reduces unnecessary time in hospital.
ISG has been awarded a circa £50 million project to build The Oak Cancer Centre at The Royal Marsden in London.
Birmingham is set to benefit from two new family-centred hospital buildings, with the local NHS Foundation Trust having awarded a design and technical consultancy service contract to architectural practice, BDP.
New policy guidance issued to NHS estates directors states that adopting a ‘manufacturing-led approach’ to the design and construction of new projects will offer the greatest opportunity to improve efficiency and productivity across the estate.
NHS Property Services has announced that over the next three years it will deliver over 100 key ‘transformational’ projects that will ‘make essential improvements to the healthcare estate for the benefit of patients, and healthcare profession'.
Kajima Partnerships, the international developer and investor, has strengthened its commitment to the Irish market by appointing highly experienced property and development finance professional, Dwayne McAleer, as its Dublin-based Country head.
Sheppard Robson has been appointed as the lead architect for ‘the ambitious redevelopment’ of North Manchester General Hospital.
The Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, has confirmed that 40 hospitals will be built by 2030 as part of a package worth £3.7 billion, while the proponents of further eight schemes have been invited to bid for future funding.
Building Design Partnership, architects for the new Clatterbridge Cancer Centre – Liverpool specified a range of Johnstone’s Trade paints for the building, on the the recommendation of main contractor, Laing O'Rourke.