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Fast delivery of handwash units to help combat Ebola

The Department of Health has stated that the risk of Ebola to the general public in the UK remains very low . However, four major UK hospitals are on standby to deal with any outbreak with isolation units being put ...

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IOW NHS Trust and Ryhurst in joint venture estates deal

A ground breaking strategic estates partnership agreement has been signed between the Isle of Wight NHS Trust and property management and development services company Ryhurst, to deliver a wide-ranging estates strategy that supports the Trust in the delivery of excellent patient ...

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Yeovil Hospital transforms with Interserve Prime

A new partnership has been established between Yeovil Hospital and Interserve Prime (IP), which will enable the hospital to improve care for local people by developing its estate and buildings. After a detailed bidding process the hospital selected Interserve Prime Solutions ...

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Stylish diversity of cabinet furniture extends Knightsbridge collection

A stylish diversity of cabinet furniture for bedrooms and living spaces heads an exciting array of newcomers in the extended Knightsbridge Furniture Collection. The new cabinets augment an already comprehensive portfolio of seating, tables, upholstered furniture and sofa-beds which Knightsbridge ...

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New chief operating officer for ISS public sector business is named

ISS Facility Services has announced Philip Leigh, FRICS, as chief operating officer for its public sector business, which delivers engineering, catering, cleaning, landscaping, retail and integrated facilities services across several hundred client sites. The appointment comes as part of the company’s ...

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Serco named FM partner for new Scottish hospital

Serco has been selected as the facilities management (FM) partner for NHS Dumfries and Galloway’s new district general hospital. Serco is part of High Wood Health, a consortium led by Laing O’Rourke that is the preferred bidder to design, build, ...

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New task force to combat medical emergencies within 24 hours

A unique fast response service is being launched this autumn. Infection control departments and facilities managers within the healthcare and medical sector will now be able to hire hand wash stations within 24 hours.The TEAL Task Force (TTF) has been ...

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Stepping up hand hygiene with Gradus SureContact

Contract interiors specialist Gradus has launched SureContact, a new antimicrobial handrail finish designed to improve hygiene in healthcare applications.Available as an optional extra on selected Gradus Handrails, Combi-rails and Dual Rail, the permanently protective antimicrobial finish contains Sanitised Zinc Pyrithione ...

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Healthy Floor, Healthy Body, Healthy Mind

The need for specialist technologies, equipment and training in healthcare settings is often taken for granted. But flooring requirements are almost completely overlooked, at least by people outside the Healthcare business. FMJ explains more Think about the last time you ...

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It’s all about acoustics

The importance of good acoustics is often underestimated and it can be difficult to establish a direct, data-based relation between acoustics and labour productivity. This is the topic for a new white paper published by Hunter Douglas, manufacturers of window ...

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