Health Business News.....

Cameron confirms extended GP hours

David Cameron said that more than 7.5 million people will be offered increased access to their GP services through extended opening times and new consultation methods using video-phone services, email and phone.

New tool for surgeons could save NHS millions

Anglia Ruskin University scientists have developed a tool for surgeons to reduce knee replacement operations, which could potentially save the NHS millions of pounds a year.

Review raises question over Tamiflu

The Department of Health began accumulating Tamiflu in 2006 in response to the increasing concerns about bird flu. Official estimates suggest that ministers have spent £424 million backing up supplies of the flu drug.

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 Health Business Features.....

Training to protect staff from danger

The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents briefs our readers on the importance of a strategic approach to staff safety and advises on how hospitals can formulate a tailored risk plan

Recovering with nature at your side

Increasing amounts of research from across the world is supporting an irrefutable connection between plants in buildings and in urban open-spaces and the improved health and wellbeing of those exposed to a ‘green’ environment. Jonathan Tame, technical officer for the British Association of Landscape Industries explores what this means for those recovering in a healthcare setting

Finding your way through the hospital maze

Hospitals are complex environments, and for patients, staff and visitors the ability to get from one part of the facility to another quickly, efficiently and without worry is an important one. David Watts explores what effective wayfinding should look like

Building to meet health needs in the community

Susan Francis and James Chapman of the Design council’s Cabe Team explain how high-quality care environments can be delivered with tight budgets through expertise and leadership

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 Product Features.....

Decorative Panels Lamination cleans up with dp-BioCote Quartz

After many months of research and development at Decorative Panels Lamination, dp-BioCote Quartz is here and ready to clean up in the market place.

Taking the headache out of healthcare waste

Bound by strict regulations and with a potentially confusing range of classifications, effective healthcare waste management can seem a tall challenge. But having a clear method of segregating clinical waste at the point of generation can make the process much simpler – and significantly reduce costs. Clare Noble, Managing Director at PHS Wastemanagement, explains how clinical waste need not cause a headache.

The Parking Professionals

Parking Management Solutions for the NHS

University of Hertfordshire

Conference Hertfordshire, University of Hertfordshire’s conferencing subsidiary, are preparing for a very exciting 2015 – with 1600 brand new bedrooms being built on their College Lane Campus, and a new website about to launch.

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 Supplier Profiles......

Vileda Professional

Micro Cleaning, Lower Costs, Massive Results,

Ward Security

Providing Quality Security Services for the Healthcare Sector

Productive Primary Care

We are the market leader in re designing GP appointment systems and specialise in demand management. We are a GP led company with a team of associates made from practice managers.

Streamline Power

Streamline Your Power Efficiency

Local Parking Security Ltd

Local Parking Security Ltd are specialists in Car Park Management Nationwide, with over 25 years’ experience in the parking industry.

The ITAD Works

We are specialists in the management of IT Asset Disposal

Alumasc

Hygenic drainage solutions from Harmer

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