Makeover for children's ward at Forth Valley Royal Hospital

Birdsong and colourful artworks transform environment for young patients

Design and Build

Aintree University Hospital hails success of waste management programme

Partnership with B&M Waste Services significantly reduces waste sent to landfill


Comment: Improving services in the field – the NHS’s biggest opportunity?

Bob Stewart of Kirona Solutions explores how mobile technologies, together with workforce management solutions, will save the NHS money and improve patient care

Information Technology

Building Better Healthcare Awards 2014: Guide to the Patient Environment class

Have you got what it takes to be a winner? Here's how to stand out in this year's competition

Design and Build

Comment: Dignity, Independence and Choice – how telecare can help to support people with learning disabilities

Sandra Taylor of Hillingdon Council reveals how the borough has incorporated telecare into a new model of care for residents in care home settings


Medical Architecture selected for major London Hospital Framework

Specialist design company to develop world-class acute medical facilities in London

Design and Build

Comment: Cost and quality don’t have to be mutually exclusive

Christian Hansen of Newton Europe discusses how the NHS can improve quality while keeping costs down


IBI and Balfour Beatty chosen to design £47m mental health facility in Scotland

Preferred bidders revealed for landmark development in Irvine, North Ayrshire

Design and Build

Comment: How IT analytics can help the NHS do more with less

Poul Nielsen, director of strategy at Nexthink, on why robust and secure analytics is critical to improving NHS care

Information Technology

Extra care housing scheme opens in Kirklees

Development includes purpose-built facility for people with dementia

Design and Build

Comment: Hospitals and the ‘Internet of Things’

Daryl Miller of Lantronix explains how hospitals can implement the Internet of Things to improve infrastructure and take pressure off staff

Information Technology