Three hospital furniture trends for 2019

Posted: December 12th, 2018 | Category: Hospital, Latest News

Architects and contractors in the healthcare industry have many factors to consider when choosing hospital furniture. Comfort, hygiene, safety and aesthetics are among the key issues to focus upon, although the need to create a less imposing, friendlier environment is also important – particularly on children’s wards and in mental health facilities. But what are the […]

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How to select the best British furniture manufacturer for healthcare storage systems

Posted: December 6th, 2018 | Category: Latest News, Tips & Advice

Hospital furniture must meet many requirements to improve the overall care service. So, whether you want to refurbish or completely install new hospital furniture, you have a huge decision ahead of you. We outline some tips on how to select the best British furniture manufacturer for healthcare storage systems. Hospital storage systems Just like any […]

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The importance of fitted hospital furniture in the healthcare setting

Posted: November 21st, 2018 | Category: Hospital, Latest News

Hospitals, GP surgeries and mental health facilities need to be practical, welcoming and functional working environments. Many patients will spend a considerable time in one of these facilities and it’s important that they feel both relaxed and valued as an individual there. The healthcare environment needs to be conducive to healing the body and mind, […]

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Wexham Park Hospital: Interior Design for Better Health

Posted: November 13th, 2018 | Category: Latest News

We are proud to have been awarded a £300k contract to supply fitted healthcare furniture to the new Emergency Department at Wexham Park Hospital in Slough, Berkshire. The company is experienced in big installations, including a project for Great Ormond Street Hospital. But, we are also highly skilled in undertaking fit-outs to GP surgeries, health […]

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Hospital aesthetics and furniture

Posted: November 1st, 2018 | Category: Healthcare, Hospital, Latest News

You’ve got a hospital appointment coming up in the calendar. When you imagine yourself sitting in the waiting room, you probably picture an area that’s white, stern, cold and – let’s face it – quite intimidating. But hospitals don’t have to be like that anymore. In fact, in the USA, you’d be forgiven for thinking you’d […]

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The importance of the healthcare reception area

Posted: October 24th, 2018 | Category: Healthcare, Latest News

When designing the interior space for a primary healthcare centre, you need to carefully consider the type of healthcare furniture that you wish to install. One important area is that of the reception area, as this will be the very first thing that patients see, and you want to make a welcoming first impression. Below […]

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5 mistakes to avoid when buying healthcare furniture

Posted: October 10th, 2018 | Category: Healthcare, Latest News

There are many factors to bear in mind when buying fitted and non-fitted healthcare furniture, from infection control measures and accessibility, through to cost efficiency and hospital aesthetics. Here are five mistakes to avoid when buying healthcare furniture. 1. Designing in phases When planning a healthcare space, it is important to plan the whole space […]

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How can furniture help to support patients with a fear of hospitals?

Posted: October 4th, 2018 | Category: Hospital, Latest News

Hospital visits are something that a high percentage of people fear. A common phobia, nosocomephobia, or fear of hospitals, is an extreme and potentially life-threatening fear which can often result in patients not getting the treatment they need. At David Bailey Furniture Systems, patients are our priority. So how can we ensure patients have a […]

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Looking good and saving lives: the importance of well-designed fitted hospital furniture

Posted: September 19th, 2018 | Category: Hospital, Latest News

The interior design of fixtures, fittings, and furniture within hospital settings has in recent years evolved away from soulless ‘clinical’ items, and towards items which offer a reminder of home, of comfort, and of quality. Such considerations have been shown to be important indicators of patient experience, which in turn has positive impacts on how […]

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Infection Control – The importance of using the correct furniture in a health centre

Posted: September 12th, 2018 | Category: Healthcare, Latest News

There are many factors that need to be considered when designing a health centre. Where will patients sit? How big are the treatment rooms? Where should the reception area be placed? One important consideration is that of infection control, and this applies to all areas of the health centre, including the treatment room, medical storage […]

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