UCLH contract – latest update

Posted: March 6th, 2020 | Category: Healthcare, Latest News

Following on from our announcement in January that we had been chosen by Bouygues UK to provide healthcare furniture for the University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH) flagship project, we are pleased to report that over 50% of the 70+ bedrooms we are furnishing are now completed. Here is a further update on the […]

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An interview with Trevor Gillman, MD

Posted: March 4th, 2020 | Category: Healthcare, Latest News

Trevor Gillman, managing director of David Bailey Furniture Systems, has been with the company 30 years this year and is also celebrating his 60th birthday. We asked him what major changes he’s seen at the company over the years and what are the major achievements. Here he talks about changes in the factory and major […]

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4 factors to consider when choosing healthcare furniture for a veterinary hospital

Posted: February 26th, 2020 | Category: Healthcare, Latest News

When you walk into a veterinary practice you should know immediately that you are in a clinical environment. Safety, infection control, and efficiency are just as important when it comes to caring for animals. In addition, veterinary consulting rooms are required to be much more multi-functional than the average GP surgery. Here are four things […]

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Have our hospital design expectations really changed?

Posted: February 11th, 2020 | Category: Healthcare, Latest News

Historically, hospital requirements for the provision of patient care have not changed. Nursing takes place in a ward environment, with a patient requiring a bed and sufficient space around them for the doctors and nurses to carry out their duties. A number of UK hospitals are still caring for patients in wards built over 100 […]

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David Bailey Awarded Healthcare Furniture Contract for UCLH Cancer and Surgery Facility by Bouygues UK

Posted: January 28th, 2020 | Category: Healthcare, Hospital, Latest News

David Bailey Furniture Systems (DBFS), have been chosen by Bouygues UK, one of the country’s leading construction companies, to provide healthcare furniture for the University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH) flagship project. The contract covers the supply and installation of approximately 5,000 items of DBFS Healthcare Collection furniture manufactured at the DBFS facility […]

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Are you in a hospital or a hotel?

Posted: January 27th, 2020 | Category: Healthcare, Latest News

Since the opening of the new £1.6 million state-of-the-art Harbour Medical Practice, near Eastbourne, Nikki Cleary, Practice Manager, has had countless compliments from patients about the look and feel of the new building. Patients have enjoyed the beautiful and relaxing surroundings which one would normally expect to see in the lobby of a hotel! In […]

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How do hospitals maintain good hygiene?

Posted: January 14th, 2020 | Category: Healthcare, Latest News

Take a moment to consider that hospitals are some of the fastest-paced environments imaginable. Doctors, nurses and support staff are fastidious at sanitising their hands after each and every patient encounter; there are stringent cleaning regimes in place across the hospital and relentless reminders throughout the corridors citing the dangers of spreading infections and the […]

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Carole Brown retires after 25 years manning the DBFS engine room

Posted: January 9th, 2020 | Category: Latest News

After 25 years at David Bailey Furniture Systems (DBFS) Carole Brown is retiring in February 2020. It marks the end of an era at DBFS. Carole has long been seen as a linchpin at DBFS by staff, architectural and building contractor customers and business partners. You might think that saying goodbye to Carole could create […]

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How to create a comfortable and safe environment in hospitals

Posted: January 8th, 2020 | Category: Healthcare, Latest News

It is not a secret that attending or staying in a hospital can be scary, and something not a lot of people look forward to. However, a key focus within the healthcare industry and among doctors and nurses is to try and make patients feel as safe and comfortable as possible. In this article we […]

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