When it comes to furniture and mental health, there is more than initially meets the eye, says Dr Evangelia Chrysikou, director of research at the Design In Mental Health Network

A smart, elegant and thoughtfully-presented hospital interior can lift the spirits of both patients and staff, says Knightsbridge Furniture, a member of the British Contract Furnishing Association

Revolutionary bed pods, modular washrooms, and ‘intelligent’ mattresses are some of the solutions to improve patient dignity and infection control that came out of two Design Council projects

Healthcare professionals play an increasingly important role in the selection of hospital furniture argues Nigel Davis of Teal Furniture Ltd, members of the British Contract Furniture Association

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Following the 2017 Naylor Report into NHS estates, it has been estimated that estate upkeep costs have reached approximately £10bn in annual funding for 2019/2020.

More recently, ERIC (Estates Returns Information Collection) data collection has contained some deeply alarming news about the condition of NHS buildings and equipment.

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