The built environment is responsible for half of all carbon emission produced in the UK. But how can healthcare buildings do their part to counteract the problem?

Ian Lowry of NHS Connecting for Health takes a look at Release 2 of the Electronic Prescription Service and explores the impact it will have on the future of prescribing

Official statistics indicate that the number of physical assaults against NHS staff in England fell last year

Richard Hampton, head of the NHS Security Management Service, takes a look at the security challenges facing the health sector

HB discusses the importance of having access to a quality translation and interpreting service in the health sector

Medical ‘tourism’ is becoming more common with patients travelling abroad in order to obtain treatments in other countries

Legionnella solutions consultant Stephen Boyce from Radio-Tech discusses ways to combat legionella bacteria in the health service

The Association for Perioperative Practice discusses the changes to decontamination services and the reactions so far

As traditional forms-processing duties go electronic, bigger threats are appearing in the field of data management. How can NHS organisations avoid the pitfalls and embark on a journey towards successful records keeping?

The 2007 edition of the UK’s conference and events industry’s flagship survey, the Conference Market Survey, was recently published by the Meeting Industry Asociation, with some interesting findings for London

VisitScotland’s Business Tourism Unit talks us through the country’s potential as an event and conferencing destination

On 16-18 April 2008, the Luxexpo Exhibition and Congress Center in Luxembourg will again be host to the international Med-e-Tel meeting. The event focuses on telemedicine and e-health, i.e. the use of information and communication technologies in health and social care delivery

Health and social care professionals statistically have a higher rate of ill health than other occupations. With this in mind, Patrick Keady from the IOSH Healthcare Specialist Group, shares six tips on how to keep safe and healthy at work

The introduction of energy performance certificates later this year will provide health sector organisations with a way of saving energy, cutting greenhouse gas emissions and saving money. But work needs to be done now to take full advantage

Recent changes in the postal market now offer business users more choice and options than they have had for 350 years. Sarah Chambers, chief executive of Postcomm, the Postal Services Commission, explains

Energy efficient air conditioning solutions from EAC

Keith Sammonds of the Healthcare Facilities Consortium discusses how the organisation’s Benchmarking Club can help NHS FM professionals make the most of the information available to them

In today's climate of growing environmental awareness and rising energy prices, saving energy is more important than ever

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