The 2023 IHEEM Annual, which is published today, sets out the Institute’s key achievements and activities for the past 12 months. IHEEM CEO Pete Sellars said “As the Institute celebrates its 80th Anniversary, we have experienced another busy year which has seen continued growth in terms of membership numbers and successful delivery against our Business
Offering ‘a comprehensive overview of the guidelines’, it covers areas such as indoor air quality, HTM 03-01 design requirements, efficiency and sustainability, compliance documentation, and allowable derogations. Airedale explained: “HTM 03-01 provides guidance for engineering technology, in particular on the legal requirements, design, specification, installation, maintenance, and operation of ventilation systems in NHS healthcare premises.
A contract notice has been published in the UK’s Find a Tender Service at https://www.find-tender.service.gov.uk/Notice/035244-2023, with an accompanying Selection Questionnaire Pack, and the NHP team says this will mark the start of the regulated procurement process to appoint ‘a key global programme partner’ who will work with the NHP to deliver NHP’s vision and objectives.
“SNIPEF has consistently questioned the government’s unrealistic targets for phasing out fossil fuel boilers,” Fiona Hodgson stated. “This delay – although not entirely unexpected after various U-turns at Westminster – significantly undermines the efforts and investments made by our profession to meet these targets, and will undoubtedly foster uncertainty in the public’s mind. While some
On 27 November, the project partners hosted a ground-breaking ceremony mark the start of works. Kier, the main contractor for both the design and build, is working closely with Sunderland City Council and South Tyneside & Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust (STSFT) to deliver the facility. The Trust says its existing eye infirmary is already ‘a
Yorkshire-based ACA has designed the £19.4 m Scunthorpe Community Diagnostic Centre (CDC) for Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust, responding to a brief ‘for a world class, state-of-the-art landmark to enhance Scunthorpe city centre, which will be a one-stop-shop providing access to a range of diagnostic tests closer to home’. A bio-inspired design has
SHJ says it ‘champions women in engineering’, and the importance of increasing their representation within this industry. It said: “These key appointments also demonstrate our commitment to building strong long-term relationships with customers, and offering an unrivalled level of customer service.” Kim Bowkett said: “I’m truly excited to be joining SHJ, not just because they
The Confederation says NHS leaders have told it that the next government must boost capital funding by an extra £6.4 bn in all three years of the next Spending Review to help the NHS address its £10.2 billion maintenance backlog, ‘refurbish dilapidated buildings’, upgrade equipment, and ‘turbocharge’ staff productivity. That would take annual NHS capital
Developed with sector experts, the work traces the progress of workplace and facilities management (WFM)’ from the evolution of offices to the rise of digital innovation’, which the Institute says has ‘changed workspace objectives to a focus on sustainability and employee experience’. Today, ‘post-Brexit, post-pandemic, and in increasingly competitive conditions’, the report stresses, ‘workplace and
The sound-proof pods – located in the hospital’s new telemedicine centre on the ground floor – mean there is more capacity for face-to-face clinics in other parts of the hospital. Paula Moreira, assistant operations manager for outpatient services, said: “Until now, virtual clinics have been carried out in clinic rooms, which isn’t a good use
Its creation, and work to build a new £8.6 million Community Diagnostic Centre (CDC) to house the latest scanning technology, takes recent investment at WGH to £22.3 m. University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT) says it is making ‘this huge investment’ with the aim of ‘providing excellent care, treatment, and experience, for
Bringing together the Trust’s clinical and health innovation expertise with J&J’s innovation capabilities, the partnership will – they say – ‘drive lasting improvements to health outcomes in Leeds and across the region, and prioritise a focus on addressing health inequalities’. At an event at the Palace of Westminster on 21 November to update Ministers and
Launched at London Build 2023 on 15 November, the website provides resources on passive fire protection, articulating design related challenges. Members of the PFKG presented updates on the group’s activities, highlighting recent work and sharing future plans at part of London Build’s Fire Safety Stage. PFKG was founded in 2022, as a ‘unique’ not-for-profit collaboration
The site serves the Dewnans Centre – a medium secure inpatient mental healthcare facility near the seaside town of Dawlish. While for service-users, living on a site located less than a mile from the sea can be beneficial, at the Dewnans Centre the Trust needed a solution that could cope with saline in the atmosphere,
Known as The Royal Marsden Chelsea Development, the expansion will deliver a newly integrated environment for research, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation for those living with, in remission of, and beyond cancer. Alongside the full project design team, including lead architect Stanton Williams, engineers, Hoare Lea, structural engineers, Ramboll, and cost consultant, Gardiner & Theobald, Turner