Saving money through FM services

Peter Akid describes how the newly-launched Hard Facilities Management framework provides access to a huge range of essential goods and services

Calling for greater focus on indoor air quality

The BESA argue that millions of pounds in running costs saved if ventilation and air conditioning systems were properly maintained

Modern challenges for facilities management

Paul Lloyd, of the Healthcare Facilities Consortium, examines the challenges the healthcare environment poses to estates and facilities management

Creating and maintaining a healthy building

Graham Wright, president of HEVAC, explains why heating, ventilation and air conditioning should be monitored closely to ensure long-term efficient and effective operation.

Facilitating a technological change

Ian Burden of Capita Health Partners, on behalf of BIFM, looks at how effective use of technology in facilities management can bring tangible benefits to the NHS.

Building owners have to improve their knowledge of building maintenance techniques or face serious cost and legal problems, says Simon Carter, of Building & Engineering Services Association

Millions of pounds could be shaved from NHS running costs if estates managers take a closer look at how their heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems are performing, according to the Building & Engineering Services Association

NHS estate managers have been criticised for failing to bring ageing properties up to date. Health Business looks at the issues facing hospitals and highlights some successful projects

James Sutton of the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) writes about the importance of facilities management in healthcare and how the sector can achieve its due recognition

Healthcare in the UK is underpinned by facilities management, which, as Gareth Tancred, ceo of British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) explains, is much more than just sweeping up and general caretaking duties – facilities management is an intrinsic part of its success

Starbucks, M&S Food, robots working as porters – it’s easy to understand why Forth Valley Royal Hospital’s innovative approach to facilities management has taken home multiple awards.

Recent Carbon Trust research shows that over 80 per cent of the public sector agrees that carbon reduction projects will deliver financial benefits

Effective facilities management, combining resources and activities, is vital to the success of any organisation, says the British Institute of Facilities Management

Nicola Paice of the British Institute of Facilities Management looks at effective NHS procurement options in the current economic climate

Paul Lloyd, technical director, Healthcare Facilities Consortium, looks at specifying FM software and ways to reduce costs when choosing and implementing a new or replacement FM system


Event Diary

The UK Health Show sees over 4000 senior healthcare IT professionals gather to network with colleagues, engage with suppliers and learn from best practice case studies in order to improve service delivery for better healthcare outcomes across the UK.

Supplier Profiles

DB Fire Safety Limited

DB Fire Safety Limited is an independent fire safety consultancy that was originally established

CK Group

CK Group have been providing specialist cleaning services to healthcare organisations for the pas