Tagged: estates

Window restrictors alert published

This alert is regarding window restrictors that may be inadequate in preventing a determined effort to force a window open beyond the 100mm restriction. An incident has occurred in which … Read more → – Window restrictors alert published

NHS Premises Assurance Model launch

An updated and revised version of the NHS Premises Assurance Model (PAM) is being released for NHS providers to use as a basis for locally derived estates and facilities assurance … Read more → – NHS Premises Assurance Model launch

Sharps and sharps containers transported in staff vehicles alert

This alert is regarding sharps and sharps containers transported in staff vehicles. Exposed or inadequately protected sharps left in healthcare staff vehicles put occupants and service personnel at risk of … Read more → – Sharps and sharps containers transported in staff vehicles alert

Important information for users and suppliers of water treatment systems that use elemental copper for legionella control

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) have informed the Department of Health that from 1 February 2013, the marketing and use of elemental copper as a biocide will not be … Read more → – Important information for users and suppliers of water treatment systems that use elemental copper for legionella control

PCT statement of property costs for properties transferring to NHS property services and community health partnerships

Primary care trusts (PCTs) are asked to update the NHS Property Services (NHS PS) property related costs in their baseline return to reflect the final agreed position on property transfers, … Read more → – PCT statement of property costs for properties transferring to NHS property services and community health partnerships

Primary care trust estate programme update

Peter Coates, Senior Responsible Officer for the primary care trust (PCT) estate programme has written to update colleagues on the finalisation of the property transfer scheme schedules. This includes the … Read more → – Primary care trust estate programme update

Important information for users of silver/copper ionisation water treatment systems used for legionella control

Updated 22 January 2013. The Health and Safety Executive has revised the information published below. Please see Important information for users and suppliers of water treatment systems that use elemental … Read more → – Important information for users of silver/copper ionisation water treatment systems used for legionella control