Health

Ground-breaking work on Harwell research building begins


17th May saw ground broken at Harwell Campus, commencing works on the £40M, 58,000sq ft building.

Work begins at Kirkholt Health Centre


Construction of a new £2.3M health centre at Kirkholt in Rochdale has formally begun.

NHS recommends anti-infection action during hospital construction


NHS Grampian has encouraged strong anti-infection measures to protect patients while the Baird Family Hospital and Anchor Centre are being constructed in Aberdeen. 

Funding available for healthy housing projects


A competition will find innovative new projects for healthy housing in Leeds and York.

Funding secured for Nottingham medical technologies facility


Nottingham Trent University has secured funding for its state-of-the-art Medical Technologies Innovation Facility.

Fundraising appeal launched to build Macclesfield cancer centre


A fundraising appeal has been launched to raise £23M for a new cancer centre at Macclesfield hospital.

Call for occupational health training following report


Construction companies of all sizes are being urged to provide at least one employee with occupational (OH) awareness training.

How firms can combat the tragic effects of mental health problems in the workplace


Mental health problems in the work place are a big issue, especially within the construction industry, and in particular for electricians.

Highways England announces investment in cycle paths, heritage, and wildlife


Highways England is set to invest £27M into Cornwall-based projects including cycle paths, heritage preservation, and wildlife conservation.

Construction firm launches mental health support for construction workers


Engineering company Spencer Group has launched a mental health support network for staff to combat high rates of depression and suicide among construction workers.