Avanquest looks at the advantages of sharing data and the security threats that can arise when databases are accessible to an increased number of users

Pauline Norstrom, the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) CCTV Section Chairman, considers why many hospitals are reassessing their security strategy through the application of CCTV

As England’s healthcare watchdog, the Healthcare Commission has pledged tough action on NHS trusts that are failing to take adequate infection control measures

The first Health Business Awards recognised organisations that work inside and alongside the NHS in 12 award categories

With the UK conference and meetings industry on the up, academic venues are tapping into this additional revenue source and increasingly opening their doors to the conference, meetings and event market

Perhaps no region in the United Kingdom has such a variety of urban and rural scenery as southeast England.

The way people eat has changed significantly over the last 20 years. How will hospitals keep up with increasing demands and needs?

Ian R Fielder, CEO of the British Institute of Facilities Management, explains how FM has established itself as an acknowledged business activity

Betty Albon, corporate property officer, St Edmundsbury Borough Council and past president of the Association of Chief Estates Surveyors and Roy Gregory, chief property manager, London Borough of Redbridge and member of ACES Council discuss the better use of property

Chris Davies is the energy officer at Gwent Healthcare NHS Trust and graduated earlier this year with the EI’s Diploma in Energy Management and Utilisation. Chris says: “The healthcare industry is all about saving lives; in fact saving lives is the raison d’etre of the NHS. Yet in a 21st century of global warming, peak oil and spiralling fuel costs, it must now also concern itself with saving energy.

Faced with high energy prices and the challenge of tackling climate change, every organisation in the UK must make long-term strategic decisions about energy supply.

Security management in the NHS: arms length or close protection? Nick van der Bijl, chairman of the National Association For Healthcare Security reports

Nexus looks at ways to reduce the risk of errors that could end in tragedy

With laptop theft on the increase, many organisations are facing potential data breaches that affect their employees, customers and reputations.

Richard Hampton, head of the NHS Security Management Service, discusses how to create a safe working environment within the healthcare sector

Mike Nelsey of Enline discusses how to achieve service improvements throughout the sector with a single sign on solution

As traditional forms-processing duties go electronic, bigger threats are appearing in the field of data management. How can NHS organisations avoid the pitfalls?

John Wilkinson, director general of the Association of British Healthcare Industries, reviews the UK technology market


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Smart Asset & Estate Management is back with an in-person conference in London on 8th December. The ideal place for all public sector property professionals to get the latest policy updates and discover new initiatives around estate management, sustainable buildings, smarter working, and the technology that enables them.

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