Scientists call for review of link between humidity and respiratory health in wake of COVID-19

Global petition calls on World Health Organization to set clear guidelines on minimum air humidity levels in public buildings

picture of Dr Stephanie Taylor says, following the COVID-19 outbreak, it is more important than ever to listen to the evidence on the positive impact of air quality and respiratory health

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BMA lays out plan to ensure GP services are carbon neutral by 2030

Prescribing, travel, infrastructure and equipment all key contributors to environmental impact of primary care services, ...

Employing modular theatres to tackle the backlog of operations

We speak to Alan Wilson, managing director of ModuleCo Healthcare, to find out how the NHS can use offsite construction ...

Building Better Healthcare Awards announces new categories to reflect COVID-19 efforts

The new awards have been introduced to recognise and reward the global efforts displayed by firms

Special report: Keeping the NHS moving

BBH looks at the vital role hospital porters play and how technology can help to optimise services and drive efficiency

Mott MacDonald appointed sustainability advisor by the Leeds NHS trust

Consultancy to lead on sustainability, energy and carbon reduction programme for new hospital developments

£17.2m Southend hospice reaches completion

Construction of the new Fair Havens Hospice building, Southend’s only adult hospice has reached completion

Mott MacDonald appointed digital and innovation healthcare advisor by Leeds NHS

Move will support preparation of digitally-led design briefs for new hospital buildings for The Leeds Teaching ...

Flip the switch to advanced LED tubes for financial, environmental and health benefits

James Tu, chief executive of Energy Focus, explores the benefits of LED lighting solutions to drive improvement and ...

When hospital buildings aren’t healthy

Andrew Cooper, managing director of Smartlouvre Technology, reveals how the very-latest in solar shading solutions ...

Creating safe, comfortable places for people with dementia

We speak to Kate Waterston of Construction Specialties about the secret to creating truly-dementia-friendly environments

Veolia optimises energy use for one of biggest UK hospital trusts

Energy upgrades at Lincolnshire hospitals will target financial efficiencies of £1.4m a year

Security companies partner up to protect Nightingale Hospital

ATG Access and Crowdguard provide hostile vehicle mitigation solution at ExCeL field hospital