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New guide helps designers with space planning of building services

Building Services Research and Information Association issues guidance on designing for safety for both new-build and refurbishment projects

Design and Build

BMI The Blackheath Hospital unveils new theatre department

Upgrade marks first phase of modernisation programme

Design and Build

Comment: Open source needs to be approached with caution

Former nurse Andy Clegg from Orion Health explains why open source is positive move for healthcare

Information Technology

UK regulator leads EU project on use of social media for drug safety information

Aim is to develop new ways of gathering information on suspected adverse drug reactions

Europe | Regulatory

Comment: Opening up

Shane Tickle of IMS MAXIMS reflects on the company’s journey towards going open source

Information Technology

£5.9m staff accommodation block completed at Peterborough City Hospital

Elliott uses modular construction system to deliver four-storey development in just 22 weeks

Design and Build

Case study: Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust migrates from Windows XP to Windows 7 using virtualisation

Exploring how Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust used virtualisation technology to complete its migration from Windows XP

Information Technology

New rules on hospital food announced

Government reveals new standards to enhance nutrition in hospitals, enforced through legally-binding NHS contracts

Regulatory | Therapeutic Sector

Comment: NHS trusts woefully unprepared for wearables

Ennio Carboni of Ipswitch discusses how NHS trusts need to implement 'wear your own device' policies in an effort to enhance patient care

Information Technology

Planning approved for Royal Hospital for Sick Children and Department of Clinical Neurosciences

Decision means work will start next year on new facility at Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

Design and Build

A window to the world of mental health

This article looks at how the emergence of vision panels has revolutionised mental health care and showcases the latest technologies available

Design and Build | Therapeutic Sector | Mental Health