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'Lives will be lost' if plans to sell off Charing Cross Hospital go ahead, critics warn

Concern as shake-up leads to announcement that Imperial Healthcare NHS Trust is to sell off 55% of hospital

Design and Build | Finance

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

Work starts on Ayrshire community hospital

Ground-breaking ceremony marks start of project to build mental health and community hospital

Design and Build | Therapeutic Sector | Mental Health

Public meeting to discuss progress of Townlands Hospital development

Partners to update community on multi-million pound revamp

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

Interserve wins £85m contract to refurbish Prince Charles Hospital in Merthyr Tydfil

Contract success follows Welsh Government's approval of outline business case for replacement of existing mechanical and electrical services, ground and first-floor refurbishment, asbestos removal and infrastructure and car park upgrades

Design and Build

Saving energy through voltage optimisation

Exploring the opportunities for the NHS to save money and reduce carbon emissions through the use of voltage optimisation technology

Design and Build | Sustainability

C.difficile patients in Derby to carry warning cards

Cards will warn healthcare professionals against prescribing antibiotics

Infection Control | Pharmaceuticals

Transforming buildings to awaken the senses

Exploring the growing trend for sensory rooms in hospitals, health centres and mental health facilities

Design and Build | Therapeutic Sector | Mental Health

Bids in for Liverpool cancer centre project

Tenders have been returned for Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHS Foundation Trust's £65m development

Design and Build | Therapeutic Sector

Comment: With choice comes responsibility

Malcolm Senior, director of informatics at Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust, talks about becoming the first NHS organisation to implement an open-source electronic patient record system

Information Technology

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