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NHS Nightingale London: ExCeL to become a coronavirus hospital

Next week will see the ExCeL conference centre in East London transform into a new hospital to provide support for the growing number of coronavirus patients. Announced by NHS England, the NHS Nightingale Hospital will initially provide up to 500 ...

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VINCI Facilities diverts teams to support the NHS and its key workers

VINCI Facilities, a major provider of FM to the NHS, has announced it is diverting volunteers from its mobile repair teams (MRTs) to support existing facilities management services across several hospitals in the North West, Midlands and South East. As ...

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Healthcare Estates conference programme starts taking shape

As we move toward Spring and unprecedented times in the healthcare sector, the organisers of Healthcare Estates, IHEEM and Step, see the timing of the event in November as potentially pivotal in tackling many of the current issues we are ...

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Smart Home Expo will now take place in the autumn

Following last week’s announcement from the organisers of technology show Smart Home Expo to postpone the March event as a result of closely monitoring updates on the spread of the COVID-19 Coronavirus, new dates have been announced for this autumn. ...

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Smart Home for Assisted Living 2020 and all co-located events rescheduling due to Coronavirus

The organiser of technology show Smart Home for Assisted Living (17-18 March 2020, NEC Birmingham), has been closely monitoring updates on the spread of the COVID-19 Coronavirus and has taken the decision to postpone the event stating “the health and ...

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Veolia to deliver 20-year EPC at Rotherham Hospital

Global resource management company, Veolia, has been appointed by the Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust to save money and cut carbon emissions by delivering a 20-year Energy Performance Contract (EPC). The EPC will target savings of over £1 million per year ...

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Tork offers virtual reality hand hygiene training

New from Tork is a cutting-edge virtual reality training simulation aimed at improving hand hygiene in healthcare. Manufacturer Essity collaborated with behavioral scientists, university hospitals and global hand hygiene experts in developing this ground-breaking tool. Tork VR Clean Hands Training ...

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New healthcare hot water guidance aims to ease compliance

In an effort to improve hot water provision in the healthcare sector, a new guide has been launched that outlines the most important technology to look out for when complying with Health Technical Memorandum (HTM) 04-01. Created by Heatrae Sadia, ...

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Sustainability is a high priority in healthcare design

Navjot Dhillon, Marketing Manager, Gerflor, explains The onus on healthcare design professionals to create buildings that are a great deal more than places to heal is part of a significant movement towards making healthcare establishments increasingly sustainable and far better ...

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Managing water-borne legionella

In many ways, water contamination seems like an issue consigned to history, yet outbreaks continue to occur causing illness and, in the worst cases, fatalities. In this article, Spencer Culley, Managing Director at Churchill Environmental discusses why thorough processes are ...

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