All Facilities management articles – Page 5

  • Alastair McLellan

    Grenfell: There but for the grace of God goes the NHS


    The terrible fire at Grenfell Tower will be a defining moment in British public life just as “Baby P”, the Hillsborough disaster or the killing of Stephen Lawrence caused a major recalibration of our attitudes to social work, public safety and institutional racism.

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    Exclusive: NHS property firm takes on 'prestigious' new headquarters


    NHS Property Services has signed a rent deal for new offices in the City of London The deal was signed in January and staff have moved from temporary offices nearby The company is introducing market rents for its NHS tenants NHS Property Services has signed a five year ...

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    Exclusive: NHS struggling to maintain fire safety


    NHS trusts face significant fire safety risks, research by HSJ has shown.

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    Trusts told to check cladding following Grenfell Tower fire


    NHS organisations asked to carry out immediate checks of buildings following Grenfell Tower fire Trusts given a day to complete work and send details to regulator Local estates chiefs told to provide detail on fire improvement schemes Trusts asked to account for PFI and LIFT properties NHS trusts ...

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    HSJ Local

    Exclusive: Teaching trust in talks over estates payout with Bahamas registered company


    A major teaching hospital trust is in legal negotiations with a company registered in the Bahamas over a land deal.

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    HSJ Local

    Regulator called in to settle trust’s multimillion pound rent dispute


    Cornwall Partnership Foundation Trust and NHS Property Services unable to agree lease terms after 14 months Trust refusing to pay unpaid rent worth £5.7m Arbitrators from NHS Improvement called in to resolve dispute NHS Improvement has been brought in to resolve a dispute between NHS Property Services and ...

  • St George’s Hospital
    HSJ Local

    Struggling trust needs £200m to replace unfit estate


    Trust submits a £200m estates plan to NHS Improvement to prop up crumbling 1970s estate Staff were left without IT facilities last summer after electrical switch malfunctioned Six buildings to be demolished because they are not fit for purpose A struggling teaching trust has submitted a £200m estates ...

  • Royal Free Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
    HSJ Local

    Major trust sells £50m of land to charity arm


    Royal Free Charity bought current operational site at Chase Farm Hospital for £50m This helped Royal Free London FT end 2016-17 with a £15m surplus, after it was previously forecasting a £39m deficit Charity intends to develop housing for key workers on the site Trust says the deal was ...

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    NHS land deals could raise billions, second Naylor review finds


    Sir Robert Naylor says five London estates schemes have a potential value of more than £1bn each Housing associations interested in NHS staff leasing homes built on NHS land Five land redevelopments on NHS property in London are worth more than a £1bn each, Sir Robert Naylor revealed ...

  • HSJ Knowledge

    Hospital set to turn 'patient journey' theory into practice


    Daloni Carlisle explains how a training programme will demonstrate to Serco facilities management staff the impact their work has on those in their hospital’s care

  • Ian Crichton

    Mobilising our ‘Hidden Army’ for better environments, value and care


    Evidence shows that happier patients get better more quickly – and that supported staff make fewer mistakes, writes Ian Crichton

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    HSJ Knowledge

    'All part of the NHS family': in celebration of support staff


    Non-clinical staff can make patients’ lives better and safer – and clinicians’ work easier, writes Daloni Carlisle in the run-up to HSJ’s Provider Summit from 19-20 April

  • Marianne Griffiths
    HSJ Local

    Special measures trust receives £30m to upgrade A&E


    New £30m emergency unit intended to transform the way that care is delivered Development approved by NHS Improvement Marianne Griffiths spells out her priorities for troubled Brighton and Sussex trust NHS Improvement has approved £30m of new investment in emergency care facilities at a special measures trust, as ...

  • Moorfields Eye Hospital

    NHS 'must become more commercial' to raise £6bn from land sales


    Trusts could raise between £2.7bn and £5.7bn through land sales Hitting upper target requires NHS to take ‘far more commercial approach’ and gain new skills Sir Robert calls for more London trusts to follow Moorfields’ example Trusts could generate nearly £6bn from redeveloping and then selling land but ...

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    Naylor review: NHS needs £10bn increase in capital funding


    Funding gap could be filled by land sales and private capital but extra Treasury cash also needed, review says Trusts should not get central capital funding unless they have credible plan and hit new benchmarks Review also calls for incentives including allowing STPs to retain sale receipts from locally ...

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    Trusts urged to 'prove critics wrong' with deficit reduction


    NHS Improvement says the aggregate forecast for the provider sector had improved at the end of February, compared to the outlook two months earlier “Material number” of land sales will help boost aggregate position, along with technical accounting measures Trusts urged to “be a bankable investment” by delivering their ...

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    HSJ Local

    Outstanding FT sets up subsidiary firm to save at least £3m


    A mental health trust rated outstanding is setting up a subsidiary company that it hopes will make £3m of recurring back-office savings a year by 2018-19.

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    Naylor review: Minister reveals plan for new NHS property body


    Department of Health has accepted Sir Robert Naylor’s recommendation New body will provide strategic estate planning for the NHS Plans were revealed in a Parliamentary answer from Lord O’Shaugnessy The government is planning to establish a new national body to provide “strategic estate planning” for the health service.

  • Philip Hammond

    Leading STPs to get 'very modest' £325m capital funding


    Philip Hammond says investment will be spread over three years, with further funding expected to be announced in the autumn for more STPs Increase described as “very modest” by experts, considering the significant capital requirements set out in STP documents Analysis of the 44 STP documents suggests they will ...

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    NHS England chief reveals new restrictions on bed closures


    Stevens sets out new rules on bed closures Bed reduction plans must show what is in place to replace them or demonstrate how current bedstock could be used more efficiently News comes as bed occupancy at record high and with overnight bed numbers having fallen since 2010 NHS ...