Novus continues winning streak in healthcare sector
National maintenance and compliance contractor, Novus Property Solutions, has been awarded a contract for the refurbishment of the North West Lung Centre at Wythenshawe Hospital. The latest in a series of health sector contracts won by the company, the 10-week project will see the completion of a variety of works including internal alterations, mechanical and electrical, and the installation lab furniture to create four lung functionality testing suites. Novus has also been awarded a significant contract...
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Illustrator captures the lives of NHS staff at West Middlesex University Hospita
A leading artist has captured the work of NHS staff in a new exhibition to be unveiled in the entrance at West Middlesex Hospital. CW+, the charity of Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, has been working with illustrator and reportage artist, Emily Thomas, as part of her residency at the hospital. And she has produced a collection of illustrations which capture and celebrate the diversity of the workforce at the hospital. Thomas has been drawing staff at work since October 2021, produc...
MTX wins Colchester Hospital theatres contract
Modular healthcare specialist, MTX, has won a multi-million-pound contract to deliver the new Dame Clare Marx Building at Colchester Hospital. With long patient wait times, which were apparent even before the COVID-19 pandemic, and growing demand and pressure on the NHS, there was a need for further operating facilities at the hospital. The new three-storey modular building will house the orthopaedic centre for the East Suffolk and North Essex area. Once complete, it will include six theatres, space for ...
Healthcare training facility opens at Nottingham Trent University
Construction work completed on new centre which will produce the next generation of healthcare workers
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5 key considerations for hospital relocations
It’s no secret that the Coronavirus pandemic has shined an unrelenting light on hospitals, exposing areas that were previously latent and thrusting them into public consciousness. Most significantly, perhaps, the pandemic has exposed the urgent need for hospitals to modernise and expand facilities, exemplified by the temporary Nightingale units that cropped up in major cities across the UK.  With increased media attention, expanding services, and the quest to house more-innovative technologies and equipm...
Linoleum: The optimal flooring for healthcare settings
It is well-documented that depression, stress, and anxiety can all have a detrimental effect on health and recovery. With this in mind, specifiers within the healthcare industry are now paying more attention to the atmosphere created through design, opting for brighter and more-inviting décor and finishes to help patients, staff, and visitors feel more relaxed and calmer. However, creating such environments is not an easy task, as furniture and interiors must also stand up to the rigorous standards of hy...

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