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The HEFMA Pulse is the official magazine for HEFMA.


The HEFMA Pulse is the official magazine for HEFMA.

Volume Fifty-seven now published - click here to view the digital version.

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Articles & features

TFM is dead, long live TFM

TFM is dead, long live TFM


Julian Fris, Director of Neller Davies looks at how Total Facilities Management is changing to provide a model for the 21st century.     Not long ago, businesses being encouraged to bring all FM. read article
Is this the end of private NHS money?

Is this the end of private NHS money?


The government has produced its new health infrastructure plan, but makes no mention of where the rest of the money needed will come from, writes Jane Renton.     It’s been an eventful couple . read article
Collaborative approach key to complex project

Collaborative approach key to complex project


Rarely do environments offer as many challenges for construction companies as hospitals. Like any public building they require refurbishment and upgrades to keep the facilities up-to-date, modern and. read article
Passing the buck

Passing the buck


Loosening the Treasury purse strings to provide £1.8bn of new capital is not enough to stop the rot in the NHS’s crumbling estate, fears Jane Renton.   No-one ought to look a gift horse in the . read article
Time to Get with the Project

Time to Get with the Project


The lack of a coherent workforce strategy, career progression opportunities and dedicated training budgets, particularly in healthcare engineering, estates and allied trades is becoming critical, war. read article
Enhanced spaces

Enhanced spaces


The impact of interior design on patient wellbeing and recovery    There is growing recognition of the impact that ward design can have on a patient’s wellbeing and recovery. Here, Matt Clutton. read article