Dorset County Hospital – Phase 1Fri, 17 Aug 2012 15:47:50
Dorset County Hospital was established in 1991 to bring services for acutely ill patients onto one site. Today it is the main provider of acute services to around 210,000 people in Dorset along with renal services to around 850,000 throughout Dorset and South Somerset.
The hospital has approximately 400 beds, seven main and two day theatres offering a full range of services including A&E along with links to satellite units in five community hospitals.
Faced with increased costs for the repair and replacement of medical devices fitted to infusion stands, Frank Williams, Chief Medical Engineering Technician carried out an audit (40 days) which identified that 25% of damaged bear huggers/patient warmers/high flow irrigation warmers and syringe drivers were as a result of devices being fitted to the wrong type of stands.
Barts Hospital – Phase 1Thu, 15 Mar 2012 15:00:58
Barts and The London NHS Trust is undergoing the largest and most complex hospital redevelopment project in the world. The £1 billion programme will replace many of the hospitals’ ageing buildings with state-of-the-art healthcare facilities to rival the best in Europe.
The Royal London will be Britain’s biggest new hospital, providing general and specialist services to the population of east London and beyond. The historic buildings of Barts, Britain’s oldest hospital, will be refurbished, alongside a major new building, to create a Cancer and Cardiac Centre of Excellence.
Great Ormond Street – The Morgan Stanley Clinical BuildingThu, 15 Mar 2012 09:33:50
Great Ormond Street is an international centre of excellence in child-healthcare, the largest centre for research into childhood illness outside the United States and Canada. Offering a wide range of treatments and procedures, with particular focus on heart, brain surgery and highly specialised cancer care.
Phase two of a comprehensive redevelopment programme consists of the creation of two new buildings which together will form the Mittal Children’s Medical Centre. Stage A saw the development of a new clinical facility, The Morgan Stanley Clinical Building, due to open in summer 2012, followed by a redevelopment and refurbishment of the Cardiac wing, due to open in 2016.
King Hamad University Hospital, BahrainFri, 23 Sep 2011 09:50:48
The new King Hamad University Hospital is one of the largest public sector health projects to be constructed in Bahrain. The complex will accommodate over three hundred beds spread across three four-storey buildings each linked by enclosed bridges. Facilities include six operating theatres, A&E along with medical specialties including obstetrics, gynaecology, neonatal and paediatrics. The hospital will also provide in and out-patient facilities along with clinical training for the adjacent Bahrain Medical University.
Curraheen Hospital, Cork, IrelandFri, 23 Sep 2011 09:46:13
The new Curraheen hospital in Cork, part funded by the Health Service Executive (HSE), charitable donations and the hospitals fundraising efforts replaces an existing hospital, also incorporating the Marymount Hospice. The 15,000m² hospital has been designed to maximise natural light, featuring four separate radiating wings. To maximise available space the roof doubles as a garden area, whilst the building has been designed to the latest renewable energy guidelines, heated by a combined heat and power unit (which also generates electricity) and a biomass (wood chip) boiler. Solar panels fitted to the atrium roof skylights also supplement hot water requirements.
Salisbury District HospitalFri, 29 Jul 2011 07:52:25
Salisbury District Hospital is a modern hospital offering most common services along with particular specialisation in a number of areas such as:
As part of a refurbishment programme, Bristol Maid™ was asked to review requirements for furniture & equipment for a new paediatric unit which was relocating to an area within the main site. Sarum is a sixteen bed general paediatric ward caring for children from birth to sixteen years of age, which includes the Woodlands day assessment unit, having a number of assessment and treatment rooms. The ward covers a wide range of specialities including general paediatrics, oncology, surgery, orthopaedics, ENT and plastic surgery, also recognised as the regional centre for cleft lip & palates.
Pembury – Phase IIThu, 23 Jun 2011 16:01:20
The £230million PFI Pembury Hospital constructed by John Laing for the Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust covers over 65,000 square metres, is the first NHS acute hospital of its kind in the UK and incorporates the concept of hospitals within a hospital.
Pembury Hospital has been uniquely designed to incorporate features for patient safety and effective infection control. Design elements include separate planned and emergency areas to reduce the risk of infection, in-patient bedrooms designed to minimise falls and the separation of inpatient and outpatient facilities to address issues of patient privacy and dignity. The new hospital has been designed to complement the local rural setting, with patient accommodation situated to take full advantage of the woodland views and southerly aspects.
Great Ormond Street Childrens HospitalFri, 06 May 2011 13:15:36
Great Ormond Street is an international centre of excellence in child-healthcare, the largest centre for research into childhood illness outside the United States and Canada. Offering the widest area of specialisation in the UK, with particular focus on heart and brain surgery, along with highly specialised cancer care. Recent high profile breakthroughs include successful gene therapy for immune diseases.
Specialising in Paediatrics, with specialities such as:
As part of a Theatre refurbishment program, Bristol Maid™ was asked to assess current storage arrangements within the Anaesthesia Preparation Area, and propose alternatives that would allow improvements in terms of space utilisation, accessibility and cleaning.
Chesterfield Royal NHS Foundation TrustSat, 08 Jan 2011 07:56:12
Serving North Derbyshire’s population, Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust provides a full range of acute services, plus 24-hour accident and emergency care. The hospital has around 550 beds and over 3,000 staff to keep services running.
The Trust offers a full range of acute services that include:
• Critical Care
Hospitals are increasingly relying on computer based systems to aid clinical decision making at the patients bedside, an area that the Chesterfield was implementing.
Nottingham University Hospitals NHS TrustSun, 05 Dec 2010 08:51:16
A review of Sterile Services facilities at Nottingham City Hospital by Gleeds Management Services identified a number of options to ensure compliance with required standards.