Oxygen Management Best Practice

NHS England and NHS Improvement have supplied us with guidance from some Trusts that in the early stages of the current wave saw their oxygen consumption increase rapidly and putting their systems under heavy load.  The COVID-19 Pandemic and actions necessary to mitigate its effect on the performance of Healthcare Cryogenic Liquid Oxygen Systems Homerton … Read more

IFHE urgently looking for volunteers

IFHE (International Federation of Healthcare Engineers) is urgently looking for volunteers, architects, and engineers to help the WHO rebuild emergency hospitals worldwide. The IFHE has had a partnership with the WHO (the World Health Organisation) for years and together we have been working since the beginning of the COVID pandemic to rebuild emergency hospitals in … Read more

IHEEM/HEFMA CEF Roadmap to Delivering Net Zero

We are pleased to announce that IHEEM and HEFMA, in partnership with the Carbon and Energy Fund, have commissioned a guide to assist NHS Trusts meet the Net Zero carbon targets set out in the NHS strategy “Delivering a ‘Net Zero’ National Health Service”. The guide builds on previous work and sets out a clear … Read more

Mutual Recognition of Professional Qualifications after Brexit

“The EU Directive on MRPQ was established in order to make it easier for EU/EEA countries to recognise each other’s professional qualifications. From 1 January 2021, this legislation will no longer apply to the UK. UK professionals seeking recognition in EU/EEA countries will now be treated as third-country nationals and recognition will be based on … Read more

IHEEM COVID-19 Oxygen Usage Tool: NOW LIVE

The IHEEM oxygen capacity usage tool is now live within our knowledge portal and accessible via the link below. This assessment tool is designed to allow for analysis of a hospitals current piped oxygen capability based on a series of guideline assumptions. The tool allows the user to create a custom care plan and assess … Read more

IHEEM President awarded MBE

A huge Congratulations to our President, Paul Fenton, Director of Estates and Facilities who has been made a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) for his services to the NHS. Mr Fenton, who is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day management of East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust, said the year had … Read more