NHS buildings need comply with two pieces of legislation - the Building Safety and Fire Safety Acts - which meet recommendations from Phase 1 of the Grenfell enquiry

The NHS has made a start towards net zero, but with less than ten years left to achieve an 80 per cent emissions, sophisticated tools will increasingly become a necessity, says Stephen Lowndes of the Carbon & Energy fund

Adrian Powell, Development and Planning Director at NHS Property Services, shares further insight around the organisation’s latest development in Whitechapel

Made up of 154 suppliers of FM services, NHS Shared Business Services’ new Hard FM Framework includes a provision for low carbon supplier reporting

With the Health & Care Act, procurement legislation and the development of NHS England’s new Central Commercial Function, procurement in the NHS is set for big changes over the next two years.

CCS's new Framework lets all NHS organisations with access to recruitment agencies hire permanent, fixed term and internal secondment roles

The Fuller Stocktake: Next Steps for Integrating Primary Care is perhaps one of the most important documents in recent health service history

To prove the capabilities of electric vehicles – over long distances and in rural areas, the Great British EV Rally has been launched.

Earth Day 2022: reflecting on the little wins that mean a lot for the planet

As owners of 12 per cent of the NHS estate, NHSPS little wins amount to a large impact on reducing the environmental impact across the NHS

Managing the NHS estate to drive value for communities

Mark Smith explains how the NHS can maximise efficiencies, meet new cost savings targets and drive value for patients and communities

HB Q&A: Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Health Business talks to Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust's Chris Kelly about the organisation's sustainability achievements

Health professionals’ role in tackling air pollution

Whilst it is imperative that we improve the air quality in healthcare environments, tackling air pollution goes beyond the boundaries of the hospital, writes Larissa Lockwood

Photo Credit: Premier Modular – King’s College Hospital, London

The MPBA's Richard Hipkiss discusses how volumetric manufactured buildings are meeting the needs of the health sector

Promoting good nutrition for staff and visitors

Caterers within the healthcare setting have a role in assisting staff and visitors to make healthier choices, including promoting vegan options

How translation can help support digital healthcare

Alan White explains how effective translation can be vital in ensuring medical information is accessible to all, regardless of language

Operating in the dark: Casting light on digital surgery

Alistair Fleming argues that digitising surgery offers the potential to improve outcomes and enhance the reach of surgery

How can the NHS prepare for a possible WannaCry 2?

Richard Staynings discusses the challenges of protecting the healthcare system against the real world threat of cyber attacks

Nothing routine about routine operations

Bernard Ross discusses how MedTech is uniquely placed to support healthcare systems by offering faster and more cost-effective solutions to recovery


Event Diary

Global Healthcare Experts announced as Grand Jury for Aster Guardians Global Nursing Award 2023 to be held in London