How to dispose of waste correctly

In this blog, Richard Davies, Service Assurance Manager, explains the implications of disposing of waste incorrectly and offers guidance about what goes where.

"Given COVID-19, people are probably unsure what should go where and are erring on the side of caution but disposing of waste incorrectly is causing huge issues for the clinical waste industry, resulting in missed collections and costing the NHS substantial amounts of money."

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The patient estate of the future

We surveyed 2,000 people to tap into the 'voice of the patient', exploring what people want from the healthcare facility of the future.

​​​​​​​Over the summer we commissioned YouGov, a polling company, to speak to 2,000 patients in England, asking them what they want from their estate in the post-COVID world. Take a look at our key findings, and learn how we propose to use these insights. 

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NHS Open Space launches 40 new sites

Following a successful reopening of sites over summer post-lockdown, NHS Open Space has launched 40 new sites across the UK.

The scheme, which offers clinical and meeting space within the NHS on a pay-as-you-go basis, now includes over 530 rooms across 60 sites from Sunderland to Portsmouth. With the addition of these new sites, the scheme will be able to reinvest additional funds into the NHS and has ambitious expansion plans to add another 40-60 sites by March 2021.

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