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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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Future-proofing the NHS

John McDonald, Director of Corporate Development at GRAHAM, examines the pressures facing the NHS, and outlines the crucial role BIM and smart buildings have to play in delivering a future-proof built environment for the healthcare sector As the NHS continues ...

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More, more, more. Are you ready?

Healthcare Estates 2019 is just a few short weeks away, with preparations really ramping up now for the biggest event yet; more exhibitors, more speakers, more exhibition theatres, a fabulous new venue for the Dinner and Awards, and a very ...

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FM at Christmas

For the majority of the UK, the Christmas holidays are a welcome break offering much of the UK time to rest and prepare for the new year ahead. Among the nation’s population, however, is a group within vital services that continue to ...

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Open and shut case

Managers of hospitals, care homes and other healthcare buildings need to ensure that the design and installation of doors does not put vulnerable people at risk, says Simon Osborne Commercial Leader of Allegion in the UK and Ireland It would ...

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Adding value through transforming culture in FM

Preston Gan, head of quality and performance at NHS Grampian, shares his experiences of transforming and adding value to existing GP practices and culture in FM How do you “value add” when “doing more with less” is business-as-usual in today’s ...

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