United Kingdom

Historic Moment for Manchester as Time Capsule Buried at New Mental Health Unit Site

A time capsule has been buried at the construction site of Manchester’s new adult mental health inpatient unit North View.Read More »

United Kingdom

Reliance High-Tech Retains NHS DSPT ‘Standards Exceeded’ Status

Independent security technology integrator Reliance High-Tech has again achieved the prestigious ‘Standards Exceeded’ rating in its annual NHS Data SecurityRead More »

United Kingdom

Top Ranking for Surrey Hospital Catering Staff

The catering team at Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (ASPH) in Surrey has achieved the highest ratingRead More »


Sodexo Secures Place on CCS Healthcare Procurement Framework

Sodexo Health & Care has been named on the Crown Commercial Service’s (CCS) RM6331 Healthcare Soft Facilities Management Services frameworkRead More »

United Kingdom

Supporting the NHS Vision of Delivering the World’s First Net Zero Health Service

Sodexo Health & Care has achieved level 3 status on NHS’s Evergreen Sustainable Supplier Assessment maturity matrix.   The NHSRead More »

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NHS SBS Opens One-stop Procurement Shop as New Portal Goes Live

NHS Shared Business Services (NHS SBS), has launched a new online portal to make it quicker and easier to accessRead More »

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Mitie Appointed to CCS Healthcare FM Procurement Framework

Mitie has been awarded a place on the Crown Commercial Service’s (CCS) Healthcare Soft Facilities Management (FM) Framework agreement forRead More »


Centre Hospitalier de l’Université de Montreal Awards O&M Contract

Major Canadian hospital campus, Centre Hospitalier de l’Université de Montreal (CHUM), has selected AtkinsRéalis to deliver operations and maintenance servicesRead More »


NHSPS Appoints Managing Director For London

NHS Property Services (NHSPS) has recently promoted Sally Tombs to the role of Managing Director for the London region. Tombs’Read More »

United States

Funding Fire Safety in Healthcare Facilities

Mickey Eberts, CEO of REMEDI8, provides guidance on funding fire systems in U.S. hospital and healthcare facilities. Ensuring fire safetyRead More »

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Supporting Minority-and women-owned Business Enterprises in Harris County

Harris Health System, the state-owned operator of three public hospitals and clinics in Harris County, Texas, has awarding over USRead More »

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NHSPS: Spotlight on National Apprenticeship Week

NHS Property Services is marking National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) by celebrating the positive impact of apprenticeships on individuals, businesses andRead More »

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Polyteck Joins Fusion21 Building Improvements Framework

Polyteck is one of 70 suppliers to be included in Fusion21’s Building Improvements Framework for public sector organisations operating inRead More »

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Connecting Hospital Inpatients with Clinical Nutrition

A new service offering from Aramark is connecting hospital patients with clinical dietitians remotely. Available in hospitals that have aRead More »

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P-Wave to Deliver NHS ‘Blood in Pee’ Cancer Warnings

Urinal mats in public places in England will begin to carry blood in pee cancer warnings for men, as part of a major new NHS earlier diagnosis drive.


Serco to Expand Immigration Services in Germany

Serco has agreed to acquire European Homecare (EHC), a provider of immigration services to public sector customers in Germany fromRead More »

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UK Launch for Floor Drain Trap Seal

A distribution agreement between drainage firm Jet Through and Green Drain Europe will introduce an innovative floor drain trap seal productRead More »

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Extension of Swansea Bay University Health Board Solar Scheme

In 2021 Morriston Hospital became the first hospital in Wales to develop a solar farm. The project cut carbon emissions byRead More »

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Leaving No Scope for Error

Elior UK is rolling out mixed reality (MR) headsets to support training of catering teams in the healthcare and retirementRead More »

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Refurbishment Boost for Gainsborough Hospital

The Scotter Ward at John Coupland Hospital in Gainsborough is being upgraded to enhance patient care and future-proof the facility.Read More »

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Electrolux Professional Launches New Series of High-capacity Barrier Washers

Electrolux Professional has unveiled the Line 6000 Pullman series of high-capacity barrier washers for hygiene-critical environments. The Line 6000 PullmanRead More »

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En Route to Net Zero: NHS Launches Sustainable Transport Infrastructure Procurement Framework

NHS Shared Business Services (NHS SBS) has introduced a new ‘Sustainable Transport and Infrastructure’ framework agreement to support the NHS withRead More »

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NHS Property Services Climate-Related Financial Disclosure Report

NHS Property Services (NHSPS) has released its first Climate-Related Financial Disclosure (CRFD) Report ahead of a 2024 deadline set byRead More »

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Helping the NHS Combat Discrimination and Bullying

Aston University has received NIHR (National Institute for Health and Care Research) Work and Health Research Programme funding to supportRead More »

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Tackling Loneliness in Patients

A novel partnership between NHS Property Services (NHSPS) and the Campaign to End Loneliness is providing training for NHS receptionistsRead More »

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Dedicated Menopause Cafés Support NHSPS Staff

To coincide with World Menopause Awareness Day on 18th October, NHS Property Services (NHSPS) held a series of virtual andRead More »

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Improving Mental Health Awareness at Work

Georgia Shaw, Culture and Inclusion Coordinator at NHS Property Services (NHSPS), discusses the property services provider’s approach to supporting colleagues’Read More »

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Extreme Abseil Raises Thousands for Cancer Charity

Ten brave fundraisers from NHS Property Services (NHSPS) have scaled new heights to raise money for the Young Lives vsRead More »

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ISS Supports NHS 75th Anniversary Book

On 6th September, ISS joined the History of Parliament Trust in unveiling a new publication entitled ‘NHS 75: Celebrating 75Read More »


Saudi Arabia Supports Global Efforts to Prevent Future Pandemics—Minister

At the G20 Health Ministers’ Meetings in Gandhinagar, India on 19th August, Saudi Health Minister Fahad Al-Jalajel addressed the continuingRead More »

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Launch of £1.6bn NHS SBS Construction Consultancy Framework Agreement

NHS Shared Business Services (NHS SBS) has unveiled the third-generation of its Construction Consultancy framework agreement, ‘Healthcare Planning, Construction Consultancy & AncillaryRead More »

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Helping NHS Procurers Identify Millions in Potential Savings

A Crown Commercial Service-funded digital platform has identified millions of pounds of potential savings for NHS procurement teams in itsRead More »


Moorfields Eye Hospital Catering Contract

Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has awarded a three-year contract to Compass Group business Medirest to manage catering andRead More »

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NHSPS Announces New Chief People Officer

NHS Property Services (NHSPS) has appointed people and culture expert Helen McCarthy as Chief People Officer. McCarthy’s career in humanRead More »


BCC Elects Chair and Deputy Chair

The British Cleaning Council (BCC) has elected a new Chair and Deputy Chair at its recent Annual General Meeting. DeliaRead More »

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Harris Health Hospitals Recognized for Heart and Stroke Care

Harris Health’s Ben Taub Hospital and Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital have earned national recognition from the American Heart Association andRead More »

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Meridian Appoints Managing Director, Strategy & Development

Meridian, a real estate developer and investor specializing in healthcare and life science developments, has appointed Michael Arvin as theRead More »

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A Decade of Supporting NHS Customers and Communities

A day before the National Health Service marks its 75th anniversary, NHS Properties have released a video celebrating the decade-longRead More »

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Stepping Stones: NHS Property Services Supports Colleagues for Success

NHS Property Services (NHSPS) is set to continue its Stepping Stones colleague development programme for a third year. Skill buildingRead More »

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Harris Health Targeted in MOVEit Cyberattack

Harris Health, the public healthcare provider for Harris County in Texas, is one of several organizations to have been targetedRead More »


Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust Awards Sustainable FM Contract

Veolia has been selected to deliver a new multi-million pound “sustainable” FM contract that will focus on implementing hard servicesRead More »

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Renovated Quentin Mease Health Center to House HIV and Dialysis Services

Harris Health Quentin Mease Health Center, a newly renovated specialty facility in the Third Ward area of Houston, Texas, isRead More »

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University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust Awards Decarbonisation Contract

Veolia has been selected to decarbonisation projects at two acute hospitals for the University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, oneRead More »

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NHS Supply Chain Extends Foodbuy Partnership

Compass Group procurement business Foodbuy has retained its contract with NHS Supply Chain as the central resource for sourcing andRead More »

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Veolia Expands UK Clinical and Medical Waste Management Capabilities

Veolia has extended its medical waste management capabilities to address key issues for the United Kingdom’s healthcare sector and NHS,Read More »

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Harris Health’s US $5.7 Billion Annual Contribution to the Economy of Texas

An independent report for Harris Health System reveals the public healthcare provider adds some US $4.8 billion annually to theRead More »


Global Healthcare Company Expands FM Partnership with ISS

A leading global healthcare provider has expanded its long-standing facilities management partnership with ISS to include the delivery of aRead More »

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Mitie Joins NHS London Procurement Framework

Mitie has been named as a supplier on the NHS London Procurement Partnership Total Facilities Management (TFM) Framework. The facilityRead More »

FM Magazine

Taking a Closer Look at New Standards for Hospital Food in the UK

Russell Blake, Managing Director – Healthcare, Compass Group UK & Ireland, considers the impact of the National Standards for FoodRead More »


Royal Surrey Hospital and Medrest Recognised with ‘Exemplar Site Status’

Compass Group healthcare business Medirest and its partner, Royal Surrey Hospital, have been awarded ‘Exemplar’ site status, for the earlyRead More »

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NHS Property Services Awards Consultancy Contract for National Smarter Buildings Programme

NHS Property Services are working with Leeds-based energy analytics and industrial IoT business Hark Systems to design a smarter buildingRead More »


Veolia Targeting Carbon Savings at Eastbourne District General Hospital

Veolia has been awarded a £27 million energy management contract to upgrade the 459-bed Eastbourne District General Hospital, part ofRead More »


BAM to Deliver £84m Mental Health Care Unit in Wales

BAM has been commissioned by Betsi Cadwaladr University (BCU) Health Board to develop the detailed design for a new inpatientRead More »


Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust Deploys Diversey UV-C Disinfection Technology

Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust has recently introduced two of Diversey’s advanced Moonbeam3 Disinfection Technology UV-C devices to augment its infectionRead More »


Parr FM Secures Place on New £800m NHS Hard FM Framework Agreement

UK facility services provider Parr Facilities Management (Parr FM) which operates offices in Manchester, Glasgow and Belfast, has been namedRead More »


Texas Department of State Re-Designates Harris Health LBJ Hospital as Maternal Level III Facility

Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital has received its re-designation as a Maternal Level III facility by the Texas Department of StateRead More »


Cushman & Wakefield Expands Healthcare Project Management Capabilities in California

Cushman & Wakefield has expanded its offering to the healthcare sector in the West Region of the United States withRead More »


Harris Health System Begins US $16 Million Makeover of Casa de Amigos Health Center

Harris Health System will soon begin a $16 million renovation and expansion project to transform Harris Health Casa de AmigosRead More »


Pediatric Center in Washington Designed From a Child’s Eye Perspective

Nestled in the foothills of the Cascades, Encompass Snoqualmie is a 10,000 square-foot state-of-the-art pediatric therapy facility that is anythingRead More »


BAM FM Secures Place on NHS Shared Business Services Framework

BAM’s facilities management business has been appointed by NHS Shared Business Services (NHS SBS), to its Hard Facilities Management frameworkRead More »


NHS SBS Revises Hard FM Procurement Framework

NHS Shared Business Services (NHS SBS), has launched its second-generation Hard Facilities Management (Hard FM) framework agreement. The second iterationRead More »


Bringing Major Acts and Community Engagement to Kentucky Derby Week

Derby season is in full swing, and Louisville ASM Global-managed venues, The KFC Yum! Center, Lynn Family Stadium and NortonRead More »


Harris Health Ben Taub Hospital Dedicates Surgical Suites to Former Surgeon

Accompanied by family, friends and colleagues, Kenneth L. Mattox, MD, returned to Harris Health Ben Taub Hospital on April 7Read More »


Raising a Glass to Warehouse Automation

Warehouse automation is helping the beverage industry combat new commercial pressures in the post-pandemic era, says Paul Freeman, Head ofRead More »


Reckitt Named Official Platinum Jubilee Pageant Hygiene Partner

Dettol maker Reckitt has been appointed as the Official Hygiene Partner of the Platinum Jubilee Pageant, as planning for theRead More »


World Health Day: Keeping Yourself and the Planet Safe

With World Health Day 2022 focused on our planet and wellbeing following Covid-19, Johnson Controls workplace transformation specialist Mark BouldinRead More »


World Health Day, a Cleaner World and a Healthier Future

On World Health Day 2022 Sam Greaves, managing director of cleaning product manufacturer Cleenol Group, explains how modest changes toRead More »

Corporate Social Responsibility

The Business of Health Equity

A major new report from the UCL Institute of Health Equity (UCL-IHE) and Legal & General lays a roadmap forRead More »


Supporting Onsite Covid-19 Testing and Vaccination Programs

Employee health screenings and contingent staffing provider Impact Health has implemented Oracle NetSuite to support the rapid growth of itsRead More »

Best Practice

What You Need to Know About Changes to PPE Regulations in the UK

Alex Minett, Head of Product & Markets at risk prevention, compliance and supply chain management advisory CHAS, explains key changesRead More »

Foodservice & Catering

Powering Performance at Independent Schools

A ‘Healthy Futures’ Partnership between Sodexo and the British Nutrition Foundation is helping to enhance an evidence-based Powering Performance programmeRead More »


Recertification of Harris Health System Sites

Sixteen facilities operated by Harris Country, Texas-based public healthcare provider Harris Health System, have been recertified as Patient-Centered Medical HomesRead More »


The Hospital Experience and Patient Recovery

According to new YouGov research for Sodexo Healthcare, 93 per cent of inpatients believe they are more likely to getRead More »


Fines for Scaffolding Contractor After Worker Sustains Injuries

A scaffolding contractor has been fined after a worker fell from height resulting in serious injuries. Brighton Magistrates Court heardRead More »


Mental Health: Time to Talk?

Pareto FM has released guidance from its Mental Health First Aider team on staying mentally healthy in the workplace aheadRead More »


A Focus on Wellbeing

Sodexo UK and Ireland have announced a strategic health and wellbeing partnership with Spectrum.Life to provide their Employee Assistance ProgrammeRead More »


Asbestos Surveys in the Rail Sector

SOCOTEC UK explain the challenges surrounding the commissioning of asbestos surveys for Britain’s ageing rail infrastructure. The age of manyRead More »


Southern Health Water Safety Management Contract

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust has re-awarded a contract for the provision of water hygiene services to Airmec Essential Services.Read More »

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A Helping Hand for the Homeless

Calderwood House in Cumbria offers a safe place to live and helps homeless individuals build a better future through aRead More »


Cushman & Wakefield Advises on sale of US $11.25 Million San Diego Health Center

Cushman & Wakefield has represented MGNC during the sale of the single-tenant, triple Net (NNN) leased Sycamore Health Center inRead More »


Louise Hosking Commences Tenure as IOSH President

17.11.2021, 14:45 Louise Hosking Commences Tenure as IOSH President Louise Hosking, who has been inaugurated as the 55th President ofRead More »


Takeaways from COP26 for Smaller UK Contractors

15.11.2021, 10:07 Takeaways from COP26 for Smaller UK Contractors The Contractor Health and Safety Assessment Scheme (CHAS) comments on howRead More »


Sale Heralds New Dawn for California Medical Facility

12.11.2021, 12:52 Sale Heralds New Dawn for California Medical Facility Cushman & Wakefield has advised on the sale of TustinRead More »


Improve Health and Reduce CO2 Emissions in Commercial Buildings

21.10.2021, 21:21 Improve Health and Reduce CO2 Emissions in Commercial Buildings Aircuity is marking National Indoor Air Quality Awareness MonthRead More »

Foodservice & Catering

ESS Expands Mental Health First Aider Programme

12.10.2021, 08:20 ESS Expands Mental Health First Aider Programme During the last 18 months, Compass Group subsidiary ESS has workedRead More »


Supporting Airborne Infection Control

07.10.2021, 12:06 Supporting Airborne Infection Control ABM UK has launched a comprehensive programme of services to help businesses improve indoorRead More »


Psychological Health Certification First for EMCOR UK

06.10.2021, 10:27 Psychological Health Certification First for EMCOR UK EMCOR UK has become the first organization in the world toRead More »


Getting Smarter with Equality, Diversion and Inclusion

RoSPA and L’Oréal are reporting a ‘phenomenal’ response to their Leading Safely for Women programme which launched earlier in theRead More »


Keeping Track of Healthcare Compliance

02.09.2021, 15:51 Keeping Track of Healthcare Compliance NHS Blood and Transplant is using an online software tool to help ensureRead More »


Partnership Targets Healthcare UV Disinfection Market

24.08.2021, 11:06 Partnership Targets Healthcare UV Disinfection Market A novel LED UV disinfection technology will become more widely available inRead More »


Protecting Scotland’s Construction Workers Post-lockdown

12.08.2021, 16:06 Protecting Scotland’s Construction Workers Post-lockdown The Construction Industry Coronavirus (CICV) Forum has published a video reminding construction professionalsRead More »

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