Decarbonising the estate

HEFMA Pulse talks to Head of Energy and Environment, Cameron Hawkins about NHSPS' current and future plans to decarbonise the NHS estate.

"Electric vehicles do present a conundrum for the healthcare estate. One immediate question that must be answered is how much charging capacity is required and necessary on site and how does that affect the Trust’s carbon emissions? If the electricity is not from renewable sources, this will increase carbon."

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NHS Open Space expands pay-as-you-go-service across England

NHS Open Space, a service launched by NHS Property Services (NHSPS), has expanded its portfolio to over 700 rooms across 100 sites nationwide.

Offering clinical and non-clinical spaces for hire on an hourly or daily basis, with greater flexibility at an affordable price, this expansion will help the organisation towards its aim of making better use of NHS space and enabling excellent patient care.