New app launched to enhance mandatory fire safety training in the NHS

A fire safety app has launched with the aim of transforming mandatory fire safety training for NHS staff through extended reality (XR). Read More

Protecting health workers is a complex challenge, but emerging strategies show promise

IFSEC Insider explores the complexities of protecting health workers, as research demonstrates how risk stretches beyond the workplace. Read More

Six companies charged with fire safety offences for blaze which destroyed Cheshire retirement village

Six companies have been charged with offences under the Fire Safety Order 2005 following the 2019 fire at Beechmere retirement village. Read More

£400,000 fine for two companies after hospital staff violently attacked by patients

Two companies have been fined £400,000 after staff at a South Wales mental health hospital were subjected to violent attacks from patients. Read More

Global healthcare’s security leaders see the benefits of collaboration

Healthcare security leaders explain new approaches to dealing with problems ranging from identifying risks to tackling workplace violence. Read More

Dorset County Hospital upgrades outdated fire safety system with 2,700 multi-sensor detectors

Dorset County Hospital has completed a significant upgrade of its fire safety systems to cover a complex range of buildings across its site. Read More

Security products round up – April/May 2023

IFSEC Insider takes readers through the latest product launches and updates to hit the security market throughout April and May in 2023 Read More

How can security technology help create smart and sustainable hospitals?

How can security tech, from networked video systems to centralised access control software, help create smarter and more efficient hospitals? Read More

Healthcare staff get safety alarms as violent incidents increase

Pinpoint releases new staff safety alarms as violence in healthcare settings surges. Read More

Inverness hospital uses electromechanical solution for security

NHS Raigmore Hospital in Inverness, has been supplied with an electromechanical solution from Abloy UK for increased security. Read More

IFSEC Global Podcast: Episode 10 – Security as a community & responding to crises with Bonnie Michelman

Discussing the importance of mentoring, what makes a good security professional and responding to crises' with Bonnie Michelman. Read More

Technology available in healthcare to enhance patient care, experts say

A ‘wealth of opportunities’ are available to help the NHS and healthcare professionals meet rising demand through innovation and technology, experts have said. Read More

“People may change jobs, but they don’t leave the security industry” – Bonnie Michelman on resilience and relationship building in security

Bonnie Michelman discusses the importance of association engagement, resilience for security professionals and much more. Read More

HID acquires GuardRFID to expand healthcare offering with RTLS solutions

The acquisition of GuardRFID will grow HID’s RTLS portfolio through enhanced active RFID technology in the healthcare sector. Read More

Government opens consultation proposing second staircases in buildings and mandatory sprinklers in care homes

Several new updates to Approved Document B have been proposed, including sprinklers in care homes and second staircases for new tower blocks. Read More

Taking a lead on safety and security in the health service

Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust (KCHFT) Security Manager Wayne Sherratt explains how technology can improve security in the NHS. Read More


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