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Hospital revamp plan gathers pace
The Government has committed £54m to pave the way for the total redevelopment of the outdated North Manchester General Hospital site.
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Dormitory-style mental health wards to be axed
More than £400m will be spent over the next four years eradicating outdated dormitory accommodation from mental health facilities across the country. The pledge by the Government was announced last month to coincide with World Mental Health Day and builds on the £250m funding announced in July to update psychiatric units as part of a record investment in NHS infrastructure.
Construction industry comes together to make history
UK manufacturers and design teams have been at the forefront of the country’s response to the coronavirus outbreak.
Washrooms
We highlight the importance of product choice when choosing toilets for dementia-friendly settings
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Experience-based design
Jo Makosinski speaks to the team at Cygnet Health Care about their novel approach to mental health design, which is transforming the way we think about therapeutic environments
Humanising mental health environments
Making mental health environments homely and ‘normalised’ can be a challenge when considering the somewhat-conflicting need for safety and security. But manufacturers are increasingly realising this and, as a result, a new generation of innovative products is hitting the market.