Amanda Pritchard – for the past two years the service’s Chief Operating Officer (COO) – has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer of NHS England.
Sodexo has partnered with the Infection Prevention Society and the Tork professional hygiene brand, to launch an Environment, Cleaning and Decontamination programme to help infection prevention specialists tackle infections in healthcare settings.
The NHS is set to take another major step towards improving patient access to mental health services with the introduction of five new waiting time guarantees, under plans recently set out.
CARE, a new 'solution' that the UK parking solutions business says will enable healthcare facilities – from hospital estates to single GP surgeries – to manage their own parking system simply and effectively, has been launched by API Skidata.
An ultra-low noise CIAT chiller operating on lower global warming potential (GWP) R-32 refrigerant has been installed at the Craigavon Trauma and Orthopaedic Wing at Craigavon Area Hospital in Northern Ireland.
ISS Healthcare has commissioned a project that it says will ‘take a scientific and behavioural approach to healthcare cleaning, and drive the nation’s healthcare journey in our places that heal’.
Mackwell Health, part of the Mackwell Group, has announced that it has partnered with Whitebox, a Swedish-based provider of surface and air disinfection solutions, to develop what the two companies say are ‘state of the art’ UV-C disinfection chamber
Good ventilation inside public buildings and on transport systems is essential to reducing the risk of COVID-19 and other infections, a report published by the Royal Academy of Engineering and its National Engineering Policy Centre warns.
Intastop will deliver a keynote webinar to those with a professional / personal interest in the creation of safe and secure mental healthcare settings on 4 August at 2pm, in association with Mental Health Design & Build.
Polyflor says a selection of its vinyl flooring products has helped to create safe and attractive internal environments within the ‘state-of-the-art’ Cardigan Integrated Care Centre.
As part of the £4 million energy performance contract with United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust (ULHT), Veolia has upgraded lighting at Lincoln County Hospital, Pilgrim Hospital in Boston, and Grantham and District Hospital (pictured).
NHS Property Services (NHSPS) and Kajima Community, have launched a new, ‘revamped’ website that they say will ‘streamline the finding and booking of clinical and non-clinical space across the NHS estate’.
Integrated Health Projects, the VINCI Construction UK and Sir Robert McAlpine joint venture, has been appointed to deliver a £50 m Children and Young Persons' (CYP) mental healthcare facility for the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust.
Rubicon Partners, a ‘hands-on investment partnership’ focused on the acquisition and long-term strategic development of complex industrial businesses in Europe and North America, has made a ‘significant investment’ into the Airedale Group.