Watch highlights of the HFC Conference in this video round-up and hear from the top line-up of speakers presenting on the theme of “Doing more with less”.
New innovations in infection prevention technology are contributing to significant cuts in infection rates of over 60% in some cases.
Stockport NHS Foundation Trust is streamlining stock management in theatre since introducing Custom Procedure Trays that significantly reduce the time and complexity of ordering and delivering items.
This video looks at how a new classification scheme from Open Text can help better manage and structure your documents and information assets to avoid costly breaches.
Patrick Troy, Chief Executive of the BPA analyses the issues tackled in the Charter, including the importance of charging to raise standards and how to ensure fairness for vulnerable users.
University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is providing an inspirational example of how to engage staff and suppliers in carbon and cost-saving measures and achieve impressive results!
Steve Scott, Head of Health for the Health and Safety Executive provides a helpful guide to preventing the most frequent causes of fatalities and serious injuries in healthcare environments.
In this interview, Trevor Payne, Director of Estates and Facilities, rounds up the best of UCLH's sustainability initiatives including a low carbon food challenge and a neutral vendor scheme.
This video looks at how a Carbon Zero Scheme from Toshiba and CO2 Balance can help your trust reduce its environmental impact by enabling an energy efficient stove project in Kenya.
ESBLs are becoming a major threat for patients. Watch this ‘Guide to ESBL’ to learn more about how to prevent ESBL and the importance of rapid detection.
Kettering General Hospital is reducing length of stay, achieving bed reductions and improving patient safety since replacing bleepers with programmed mobile phones for real-time communication.
In this interview, David Pencheon, Director of the NHS Sustainable Development Unit provides an update on the biggest opportunities to deliver emission reductions that directly impact on cost and qual
To improve the availability of critical mobile assets like IV pumps and wheelchairs, a new innovation is enabling hospitals to track the status of mobile equipment in real-time.
Hammersmith and Fulham PCT has reduced the travel time of its community workers by 50% and lowered its carbon footprint since using Dell mobile computers to access information on the go.
Homerton University Hospital NHS Trust is introducing a new intermediate care ambulance service to promptly transfer patients between hospitals and clinics for further care within 60 minutes.
Kevin Oxley, Director of Operations for North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Trust discusses how a new super-hospital providing 100% single rooms for patients will improve privacy and dignity, tackle infecti
With the NHS facing efficiency savings of £20bn and testing carbon reduction targets, an independent study shows that greener printing can save organizations up to £2.1bn a year.
This video looks at how the anti-microbial Tegaderm CHG Dressing from 3M will make it easier than ever for healthcare professionals to rapidly detect and prevent infection.
NHS Chief Executive Sir David Nicholson talks to Focused-FM TV about the crucial role of estates and facilities in driving efficiency savings and improving the patient experience.
This interview with David Dunbar, Head of Workstyle at BT explores how flexible working can reduce office space by 30% and save up to £550 million a year on property costs.
With assaults on NHS staff and property damage still high, Richard Hampton, Head of NHS Security Management Service discusses what more facilities staff can do.
United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust is using interactive patient feedback kiosks from Jayex to capture timely opinions on services, including cleanliness and the environment, to drive quality impr
With estates and facilities involved in 70% of recent NHS prosecutions by the Health and Safety Executive, this interview with HSE Head of Health Steve Scott looks at preventing fatalities and injurie
This video looks at how IHEEM exhibitor Schneider Electric is supporting NHS hospitals to maximise their energy efficiency with cutting-edge technology.
To help deliver a target of £5 million procurement savings this year, Cardiff and Vale NHS Trust has partnered with NHS Supply Chain to drive efficiency improvements in their stock management.
A new RFID File Tracking system is transforming the management of patient records at Walsall Manor Hospital.
North Tees and Hartlepool Hospitals have transformed their cleanliness scores with a hygiene test that accurately assesses the effectiveness of cleaning methods to eliminate the risk of infection.
To reduce the energy consumption associated with new builds and modular constructions, mobile health facilities are helping trusts minimize their carbon footprint and deliver care closer to home.
Kevin Oxley, Chair of HEFMA, highlights how HEFMA members and other facilities professionals can benefit from using Focused-FM TV as a key information resource.
This video explores how state-of-the-art mobile facilities from Vanguard Healthcare are providing a rapid response to a range of healthcare demands.
Accounting for 100% of the patient experience, healthcare facilities professionals have a crucial role in helping to deliver the quality agenda.
The Corporate Manslaughter Act has wide-reaching implications for the reputation of all NHS trusts and their staff. How much do you know about this new legislation and how to ensure compliance?
The Institute of Healthcare Management (IHM) has recently formed a unique learning partnership with the Canadian College of Health Service Executives to enable its members to connect with their transatlantic counterparts.
In this interview, Rob Smith, Director of Gateway Reviews, Estates and Facilities at the DH, discusses the vital role of FM in tackling the biggest challenges facing the NHS.
This interview looks at the launch of Focused FM by the Healthcare Facilities Consortium and how it promotes collaboration with central government, professional bodies and industry to accelerate impro
Mobile computing has an important role to play in delivering better quality and safer patient care. Access to patient records at the point of care can reduce medical errors, improve productivity and support the Care Closer to Home agenda.