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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New healthcare furniture projects continue during lockdown

Posted: June 2nd, 2020 | Category: Healthcare, Latest News

We’re pleased to have been chosen by Modus Building Services to manufacture healthcare furniture for 6 modular CT scanner buildings. While not everything is continuing as normal during the Covid-19 pandemic, because our factory has been working to support the NHS, we’ve been able to support several contractors and architects for new healthcare furniture projects […]

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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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How will Covid-19 change healthcare architects’ approach after lockdown?

Posted: April 28th, 2020 | Category: Healthcare, Latest News

Infection control is more topical than ever before when it comes to the design of healthcare facilities, hospital furniture and more. So it’s no surprise that the landscape of architecture for medical and clinical environments is set to change in more significant ways than it has in the past. With coronavirus looming large over every […]

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Coronavirus: how hospital furniture could be the front line in infection control

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

As the international coronavirus crisis continues to put a strain on our hospitals and GP surgeries, the need for infection control has never become clearer. While MPs and healthcare professionals alike continue to highlight how good hygiene practices can help to prevent the spread of infectious viruses like Covid-19, it’s worth considering how furniture and […]

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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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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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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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Cleanroom furniture: here’s what you need to consider

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

The efficient use of space is vital when it comes to cleanrooms. The cleanroom is one of the most expensive areas in a hospital and so the optimisation of this space with infection preventative furniture is vital. There are no standard solutions and no standard sizes; consequently a number of factors and solutions should be […]

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