What to look for when choosing hospital furniture

Posted: September 22nd, 2020 | Category: Healthcare, Latest News

Furnishing a hospital is a very important process which involves lots of decision making. Architects and contractors need to strike a balance between furniture which is practical and functional, but also comfortable for patients and staff. Furthermore, all healthcare furniture must meet HTM 63 and HTM 71 standards, to ensure that it is suitable for […]

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Choosing infection control furniture that fits with industry standards

Posted: July 31st, 2020 | Category: Healthcare, Latest News

Hospitals and healthcare environments have their own industry standards that must be adhered to when selling furniture to the industry. With the surge of Coronavirus over the last few months, infection control is more important than ever, and it is essential for hospital furniture to be compliant with HTM 63 and HTM 71. We look […]

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Supporting the NHS with healthcare furniture

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

During the Covid-19 lockdown we are still working at our Broadstairs factory and continue to be committed to supporting the NHS and private health sectors with their healthcare furniture requirements. We’re really pleased to be helping out at this time of crisis. Because we focus on furniture for hospital and healthcare facilities, and specialise in […]

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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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Hospital furniture and its role in infection control

Posted: September 4th, 2019 | Category: Healthcare, Latest News

Approximately 300,000 patients a year acquire a healthcare-associated infection after receiving care or treatment within the NHS. This equated to more than 6% of all patients in 2011, with respiratory infections such as pneumonia being the most prevalent. There are various ways in which infection can spread through hospitals, but the use of furniture, including […]

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How to put the patient first with healthcare furniture

Posted: July 26th, 2019 | Category: Healthcare, Latest News

Equipping a healthcare facility is no easy task. Whether it’s a small clinic or GP’s office, or a much larger hospital, there are many things to consider. Every item that’s installed needs to be of the highest quality because it needs to create a calm, comforting and overall healing environment for everyone visiting it. While different […]

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Health on the move. Furniture for an agile environment.

Posted: May 7th, 2019 | Category: Healthcare, Latest News

Anyone who has visited a hospital or doctor’s surgery recently is likely to have seen for themselves how healthcare furniture is changing. The working practices of staff, the impact of digital and web-based technologies and the weight of public expectation have all come together to influence adaptations to our modern welfare spaces. Architects and designers […]

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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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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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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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