The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has published technical guidance designed to help contractors make more informed decisions when selecting suspension systems for building services.
Southampton-based Truvox International has signed an agreement with Eindhoven-based i-Team Professional to bring two of its products to the UK cleaning and FM market under the Truvox brand.
Thousands of children and young people will receive earlier, easy access mental health interventions at 24 hubs in local communities, the Department of Health and Social Care has announced.
Bipolar UK, the UK’s only national charity dedicated to the supporting people affected by bipolar, has joined a new £4.3 million Mental Health Platform Research Hub, which it says is set to advance understanding around the diagnosis and treatment of severe mental illness (SMI), including bipolar.
National fit-out and refurbishment specialist contractor, Willmott Dixon Interiors, has completed the multi-phased refurbishment of a mental health hospital in Warwick.
As part of scheme to upgrade the energy efficiency of the Emergency Department at Epsom Hospital in Surrey during the COVID-19 pandemic, Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust Hospital specified REHAU’s curtain walling and TOTAL70C windows.
Compliance Group, an integrated provider of safety and regulatory compliance services across electrical, fire and water, has recently announced a merger with Fire Safe Services – which will join its Fire Division to provide fire detection and alarm systems and associated services to its customers.
A new report from the NHS Confederation, Building the health of the nation: priorities for a new government, says that with the UK NHS having received lower capital investment than other healthcare systems internationally and other industries domestically, there needs to be a significant rise in NHS capital spending across the UK.
Following last summer’s announcement by Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak, of an agreement to work towards mutual recognition of professional qualifications in engineering between the UK and the US, delegates from both nations have met in London for further discussions.
Trials of new wireless technologies to help improve patient care and strengthen connectivity in A&Es and ambulance bays are set to launch across seven NHS Trusts, following new funding from NHS England.
The authors of a new report from The King’s Fund, ‘Making care closer to home a reality’, say failure to grow and invest in primary and community health and care services – despite successive governments stating a commitment to this agenda – is ‘one of the most significant and long-running policy failures of the past 30 years’.
The supplier of a compact ‘ground-breaking’ fire suppression device ‘says it could be poised to help extinguish the second-most common UK cause of fires – electrical fires – ‘in seconds’,
Many contractors are still ignoring safety regulations despite repeated warnings that measures introduced by the Building Safety Act are already in place and affect every project, according to the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA).
Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust has appointed Kier to deliver a new £60 m, 54-bedded acute inpatient mental health hospital in Bexhill as part of its Re-designing Inpatient Services in East Sussex (RIS:ES) Programme.
Stepnell has commenced refurbishment work at Walton Hospital, Chesterfield, to create a dedicated ward for older adults with functional mental health issues in Derbyshire.
NHS Property Services’ latest annual report reveals that it delivered £45.9 m in cost efficiencies for the health service during 2022/23, a 4% increase on the previous year’s performance.
Helvar says it is ‘taking a revolutionary step in its offering’ with a new hybrid lighting control solution that combines its wireless Helvar ActiveAhead and wired Helvar Imagine solutions for ultimate design flexibility.
Right FM, a specialist facilities management (FM) company, juts launched, whose key personnel have 40 years’ combined experience in the sector says it is ‘poised to transform the way facilities management is approached, delivering sustainable solutions and significant cost savings for clients’.
Children’s mental health is being jeopardised by financial pressures on parents, overcrowded housing, and lack of safe green spaces, says new research by Centre for Mental Health.
Kingsway says its new anti-ligature Shower Door will not only help staff improve patient safety in mental health en-suite bathrooms and washroom areas, but will also help maintain service-user privacy and dignity.