Healthcare


The obstacles to staff safety and wellbeing in the NHS

Roger Ringham, Chair of the National Association for Healthcare Security (NAHS) discusses the barriers to safety and wellbeing for NHS staff. Read More

The healthcare sector ‘must focus on NHS staff safety and security’ amid rising workplace violence, says NAHS

Against a backdrop of rising security risks, the National Association for Healthcare Security has urged for renewed focus on NHS staff protection. Read More

Verona hospital upgrades fire detection system to minimise risk of false alarms

The IRCCS Sacro Cuore Don Calabria Hospital in Negrar, Verona, has recently upgraded it's fire detection system for improved fire detection. Read More

Securing healthcare facilities with cloud-based access control

How can cloud-based access control support healthcare security professionals step up levels of protection and data management? Read More

The power of convergence in securing the healthcare sector

We report from a session at the Converged Security Centre at IFSEC 2022, demonstrating how convergence can secure healthcare environments. Read More

NHS trust adopts security technology to improve safety and communication lines for staff and lone workers

A Kent NHS Trust has adopted SafeZone technology to improve lone worker protection, staff safety and emergency response coordination. Read More

Record-breaking fire safety fine on Bupa Care Services explained

January saw the highest ever fine imposed for fire safety breaches under the Fire Safety Order 2005. We examine the record-breaking aspects of the case. Read More

Care home fined £46k after woman dies in fire

Care home, Elder Healthcare, which runs on the Isle of Man, has been fined £46,000 for health and safety breaches after a 95-year-old died in a fire. Read More

IFSEC Global’s most read in security: 2021 edition

IFSEC Global explore the most read articles related to the security industry published on our site this year. Read More

Hochiki life safety devices installed in Buckinghamshire hospital

Pyrotec Fire and Security collaborates with Hochiki to update an existing fire detection system at Wycombe General Hospital. Read More

Concerns raised over fire door safety in healthcare environments

Door Group is calling for higher standards of fire door inspections, after concerns were raised surrounding fire safety in healthcare. Read More

Solving healthcare security challenges with wireless access solutions

ASSA ABLOY provides several examples of where wireless access control solutions have been used to overcome key challenges in the sector. Read More

How the NHS is embracing intelligent asset management solutions post COVID

How embracing intelligent asset management technology can improve security and safety systems in NHS facilities during and after the pandemic. Read More

The rise of body-worn cameras in security, retail and healthcare

Ron Alalouff examines the growing usage of body-worn video in sectors such as security, retail and healthcare. Read More

Global COVID vaccination programme fraught with security challenges

The security challenges in rolling out the COVID vaccination programme, as authorities contend with physical and cyber threats to operations. Read More

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust joins IFPO UK

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust & Barnsley Facilities Services have joined IFPO UK as Corporate Members. Read More



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