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Wates, Arup and HKS unveil new partnership to decarbonise NHS estate 

A new partnership has been launched to support NHS Trusts in developing and implementing their decarbonisation strategies. Decarbonising Health Estates Partnership (DHEP) was soft launched as part of an industry roundtable to discuss NHS’ net zero challenge. Led by construction ...

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Mace and Willmott Dixon join forces for UK healthcare sector work

Mace Construct and Willmott Dixon Construction are to form a consortium to jointly target construction work in the UK healthcare sector. The new initiative will see Mace’s contracting arm work with Willmott Dixon Construction to support each other on major ...

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Sodexo launches Protecta to help hospitals fight against HCAIs

Sodexo is launching Protecta, an improved, evidence-based infection prevention approach for hospitals – a proposition that “goes beyond simply ensuring surfaces are visibly clean”. Protecta brings together highly trained frontline teams, best in class range of cleaning solutions relevant to infection ...

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Vital Energi to accelerate Northwick Park Hospital’s journey to net zero

Vital Energi has secured a contract with London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust to guarantee savings of £1.9m a year and significantly reduce carbon emissions at Northwick Park Hospital. The 15-year performance-based contract will see the implementation of a ...

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Hospital senior leaders say staff wellbeing is one of their most pressing priorities

With concerns growing about burn out among health workers brought about by Covid-19; Sodexo Healthcare is championing the use of innovation and technology to help support colleague wellbeing in hospitals. The ongoing pandemic has brought about a phenomenal workload for ...

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NHSPS strengthens board with new appointments

NHS Property Services (NHSPS), which owns and manages 10 per cent of the NHS estate, has appointed four new Non-Executive Directors to strengthen its Board and help shape the organisation’s future strategy. Nick Moberly and Adrian Belton join the Board ...

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NHSPS expands Open Space scheme

NHS Open Space, a service launched by NHS Property Services (NHSPS) in 2019, has announced that it will be expanding its property portfolio of clinical and non-clinical spaces for rent. The scheme will now offer 950 spaces across 150 sites ...

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Sodexo partners with IPS and Essity to provide education on infection control

Sodexo has joined forces with the Infection Prevention Society (IPS), the premier professional organisation in Europe for nurses involved in infection prevention and control, and Tork, Essity’s global professional hygiene brand, to launch an Environment, Cleaning and Decontamination (ECD) programme ...

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ISS drives research project into scientific and behavioural approach to healthcare cleaning

ISS Healthcare has commissioned an innovative project that will take a scientific and behavioural approach to healthcare cleaning. ISS worked closely with NHS England and NHS Improvement in the development of the recently published National Standards of Healthcare Cleanliness 2021. In support ...

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Compass in retail partnership with Northampton General Hospital

Compass Group UK & Ireland’s Healthcare Retail team is working with Northampton General Hospital, as one part of three major developments improving staff welfare, as well as enhancing patient and visitor experience. Compass has been working in partnership with the hospital ...

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