2019 Sponsors and Supporters

Every year Healthcare Estates benefits from endorsement and support from the UK’s leading professional bodies and trade associations. We’re proud to confirm that the following organisations are supporters of Healthcare Estates:

Event Partner

The Institute of Healthcare Engineering and Estate Management (IHEEM) is an International Professional Engineering Institute, a specialist Institute for the Healthcare Estates Sector.

IHEEM’s primary purpose, as a professional development organisation, is to keep members up to date with developing technology and changing regulations. We are devoted to developing careers, provision of education and training, and registering engineers as Eng Tech, IEng and CEng.

Main Event Sponsor

Stand E49 sees Armitage Shanks using a giant petri-dish and UV lighting to show the dangers of bacteria found on sanitaryware and taps in clinical washrooms. Experts will share insight into the latest

methods of infection control with visitors experiencing a splash demonstration unit, highlighting how the new Hydrofin basin cuts splashing by over 90%.

On display will be Markwik 21+ hospital taps incorporating features designed to reduce the risks of bacterial contamination and can be dismantled for sterilisation

Pick up and subscribe to the new Looking Deeper journal, a quarterly publication curated by Armitage Shanks and the Water Safety Forum.

Main Event Sponsor

New Build Project of the Year Award Sponsor

VIP Sponsor

The Wandsworth Group are the founders of IP nurse call systems with over 60 years of healthcare experience and a reputation for innovation and reliability.

Wandsworth offers a wide range of flexible and modular healthcare communication and containment solutions that are sustainable, future proofed and reliable. Our user-centric design approach coupled with cutting edge technology and low costs have seen Wandsworth’s nurse call featured in numerous large and small healthcare projects across the UK.

Wandsworth’s flagship offering, IPiN, is the only full IP driven nurse call system and conforms fully to the latest Healthcare Technical Memorandum (HTM). By utilising a TCP/IP network, the IPiN system enable integration, wireless options as well as savings on storage, IT costs and installation.

Apprentices Sponsor

Sustainable Achievement Award Sponsor

Architectural Practice of the Year Award Sponsor

In hospital environments, noise control is very important to the recovery of patients as ‘unwanted sound’ can increase heart rate, blood pressure and respiration rates.

Part of the ROCKWOOL Group, Rockfon are a preferred supplier of acoustic ceiling and wall panels to ProCure 22 and many major healthcare projects in the UK.

Delegate Bag Sponsor

Registration Sponsor

Vanguard draws on 18 years of excellence to provide safe, compliant healthcare facilities. An industry leader and trusted partner in providing an array of mobile facilities,

we partner with hospitals to provide clinical environments and support staff.

Our packages enable you to answer capacity pressures while maintaining control of the patient pathway. Vanguard facilities can meet demand for operating theatres – including laminar flow – endoscopy suites, flexible endoscope decontamination units, day surgery facilities, clinics and wards. Together, we can ensure the highest level of patient care, supplemented by increased clinical capacity through the deployment of a new care model.

Lanyard Sponsor

PPL Training is an industry-leading healthcare training provider. We deliver Safe Systems of Work, Technical, Legionella (Water Hygiene) and Compliance courses

to over 90 NHS trusts as well as a wide range of public sector industries, private businesses, institutions and the healthcare estates.

Since 2011 we have been delivering courses that are specifically designed to meet the key competency requirements of the Health Technical Memorandums.

Our team is comprised of highly-experienced Authorising Engineers, Authorised, Competent and Responsible Persons, allowing us to develop tailor made in-house courses.

To find out how we can support your requirements visit our dedicated Account Managers at our stand, D17.

Fire Theatre Sponsor

For over 50 years Yeoman Shield have manufactured, supplied & installed wall & door protection systems for healthcare environments, providing establishments

with a solution to prevent unsightly damage to the interiors of their buildings, helping to reduce the amount of time and money spent in maintenance and repair.

Product Innovation Sponsor

SPIE UK is a smart engineering and technology-driven solutions provider for the built environment. We engineer, manage and optimise smart spaces and places leveraging emerging technologies for our customers that improve where people work, learn and live.

Experts in the Healthcare sector, we’ve been working with the NHS for over 20 years delivering engineering excellence.

Principal Media Partner

Published 10 times per year, Health Estate Journal is the official monthly magazine of the UK’s Institute of Healthcare Engineering and Estate Management.

Subject matter in this well-established industry journal ranges from news  of innovative products and technologies targeted  at healthcare engineering and estates management professionals, to reports on new-build and refurbishment projects, and the latest thinking on estates maintenance strategy and carbon and energy reduction.


The aim of Architects for Health is to promote and campaign for better healthcare environments through bringing together organisations and individuals who share an interest

in excellence in the planning and design of healthcare facilities. Architects for Health is a non-profit making organisation for architects and any others who may share this aim. AfH is a RIBA linked society whose events are recognised for CPD accreditation. The annual programme of activities promotes a better understanding of current issues in health planning and design and keeps members informed across a whole range of topics in the health sector.


The Building Better Healthcare brand originates from the long-established healthcare magazine Hospital Development, which was first published in 1969.

Renowned for its informative news, features and analytical content; the Building Better Healthcare brand now provides the healthcare industry with a one-stop service for the latest news, views, products & suppliers, projects and best practices for the healthcare sector. Created to provide key decision-makers and budget-holders for the design and structure of healthcare estates, the service provides comprehensive business news, information, opinion and analysis; latest products and market trends, making this website the ultimate tool to influence procurement decisions for the various healthcare facilities.


B&ES offers member companies legal and technical advice, health and safety guidance, employment resources and access to education and training. The association’s top

priority is to guide members through the maze of technical advancements and regulatory challenges they confront daily. We also work to influence government policy and legislation so that our members can operate in a fair and excellence driven marketplace.


BRE are an innovative group of researchers, scientists, engineers and technicians who share a common goal – to make the built environment better for all.

We generate new knowledge through independent research. This is used to create the products, standards and qualifications that help to ensure buildings, homes and communities are safe, efficient, productive, sustainable and enjoyable places to be. Our customers use our expertise and services to deliver their social, environmental and economic goals.


The Carbon and Energy Fund is a NHS partnership, set up to allow a talented team from the Dept of Health, NHS, Carbon Trust, National Services Scotland,

National Procurement, NHS Strategic Buying Solutions and HealthCare Solutions, to work together to reduce the fossil fuel carbon footprint of the buildings in the NHS. The CEF with its strategic partners is on target with upgrading 60 hospitals over four years, and 240 over 16 years. The Carbon and Energy Fund is now a £300M+ fund that is the natural successor to the NHS Energy and Sustainability fund.



At IHEEM, this October, make the connections that will deliver a better future for mental healthcare. The Design in Mental Health Network builds connections between

planners, architects, manufacturers, estates management, healthcare personnel and service users. Its aim is to promote understanding of the importance of good design for mental health and recovery. Whether you have an upcoming project or are looking for solutions to immediate challenges, the Network will enable you to find the people, the products and the approaches you need.


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FM North / FM South are a Facility Management professional networking associations. Attendance to these networking event is by invitation or recommendation only so if you wish to

attend please contact us by sending your details to membership@fmnorth.co.uk.

These are great opportunities for likeminded professionals within the FM, Property and construction industry to come together in an informal, relaxed atmosphere once a month to discuss current topics, share ideas, meet new people and make connections within the same industry sector including Healthcare and Estates Professionals.

Both events are free to attend as they are sponsored events where food and drink is provided.


HefmA Pulse magazine supplies vital information to HefmA members, focusing on the topics and issues that effect this complex market, using case studies to give in-depth insight into real success stories.


For over 20 years, Healthcare Facilities Consortium has been working with NHS Estates and Facilities Management colleagues to help the NHS function more effectively by

saving time, money and sourcing better quality solutions. As part of our work, we promote networking through the FM Knowledge Exchange, and by collaborating with selected partners who we believe can offer added value to the NHS, often through discounts or other great deals.


The LCA is the UK’s leading membership organisation for companies that provide services and products for the control of legionella bacteria in water systems. The purpose

of the LCA is to continually raise industry standards and thus make an important contribution to keeping water systems safe.


The aim of the National association of Healthcare Fire Officers (NAHFO) is to protect all people in healthcare premises from fire. Our structure is a National Executive

Committee and 12 regional Branches. We are involved in providing regional CPD opportunities for members, expert reference for HTM, BSI, Skills for Health and other guidance relevant to healthcare fire safety.


ProCure22 (P22) is a Construction Procurement Framework administrated by the Department of Health (DH) for the development and delivery of NHS and Social Care capital

schemes in England. It is consistent with the requirements of Government Policy including the Productivity and Efficiency agenda; the Government Construction Strategy; the Public Contracts Regulations 2015; the National Audit Office guidance on use of centralised frameworks; and the Cabinet Office Common Minimum Standards for procurement of the Built Environment in the Public Sector.

P22 represents the third iteration of the DH Framework providing Design and Construction Services for use by the NHS and Social Care organisations for a range of works and services. P22 continues to build on the principles of its predecessors to streamline the procurement process and create an environment in which Clients, Principal Supply Chain Partners (PSCPs) and their supply chains develop stronger partnerships to drive increased efficiency and productivity whilst supporting enhanced clinical outputs for patients and improved environments for staff and visitors.


The Water Management Society (WMSoc) is a not-for-profit membership organisation that provides practical training in water management related subjects, including

legionella control and prevention. Its members include water suppliers, scientists, engineers, manufacturers, consultants and facilities managers. The Society holds regular events and conferences, and provides up-to-date information in the form of news, publications and journals.

The Fire Protection Association (FPA) is the UK’s independent national fire safety organisation and we work to identify and draw attention to the dangers of fire and the means by which the potential for loss is kept to a minimum. We do this by providing advice and guidance through training and education working closely with our members to improve competency in all areas of fire safety.  We are always happy to provide impartial advice on any query you may have.

Media Supporter

Architects’ Datafile is the monthly magazine dedicated to bringing architects the broadest range of coverage on current UK and international projects, industry news and

insight on key design issues. Reaching 15,000 registered architects ADF helps readers solve challenges for clients, from interior finishes to structural performance. ADF’s website, newsletters and social media provide daily updates to keep the profession fully informed.

Media Supporter

Health Business magazine is distributed bi-monthly to over 7,500 named senior decision-makers in UK Health Authorities, NHS Trusts and Clinical Commissioning

Groups, Ambulance Trusts and Government Laboratories. Read by Finance & Procurement Directors, IT Directors, CISOs, Heads of IG, Estates & Facilities Management Directors, Trust Board Members, Medical/ Clinical Directors and CEOs’, Health Business offers distinct advantages to both readers and those companies which need to attract the attention of the key purchasing personnel.

With coverage of organisations that run the NHS and informative and authoritative articles on a wide range of topics in healthcare management with regular contributions from Government Ministers, industry analysts, NHS professionals and those with an insight into healthcare staffing.

Health Business has a dynamic and informative website: http://www.healthbusinessuk.net where a live version of the magazine is available, as well as editorial comment, news reviews and product links – enabling a ‘mixed media’ approach to your marketing needs. We also have an impressive database of over 19,000 UK health sector leaders and a subscription based fortnightly e-newsletter for almost 11,000 health sector specialists – both of which I would be happy to discuss further with you.

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Media Supporter

Media Supporter

Hub Publishing provides digital news-sharing platforms for the healthcare sector.  The current portfolio comprises the online resources of Hospital Hub and Care Sector

Hub, together with Hub News, our highly interactive, bi-monthly digital magazine which is available on free subscription.  Visit Hub Publishing to find out more, or email debbie@hubpublishing.co.uk.

Media Supporter

Local Authority Building & Maintenance (LABM) magazine is the number 1 monthly magazine specifically aimed at building-product specifiers involved in the dynamic local

authority market. Our readers include local authority specifiers, housing and maintenance managers, healthcare professionals, surveyors, contractors and architects.

Media Supporter

NHS & Healthcare Estates & Facilities is a LinkedIn group set up in 2008 as a forum for those involved in the management of built assets within a healthcare environment. With regular news, discussions, jobs and promotions, it has become the largest group for healthcare estates, FM and construction on LinkedIn, with over 3,500 members.

Event Supporter

Refurbishment Project of the Year

Pre-dinner Drinks Reception Sponsor

Competition Sponsor

Roth UK owned by Roth Industries. A family own company founded in 1947 is one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of underfloor and domestic pipe work systems.  Supported by German quality Roth UK offers design, warehousing, nationwide next day delivery and training for the supply and installation of UFH and MLCP.

Event Survey Sponsor

Awards Brochure Sponsor

MTX are a UK healthcare construction company specialising in the provision of fast-track, bespoke, modular buildings, in addition to refurbishment and remodelling services.

Our turnkey construction solutions embraces the design for manufacture (DFMA) process allowing us to complete projects in less than half the time of a traditional construction process. We are fully BIM competent, allowing your project to utilise the maximum potential in digital design.


We would welcome the opportunity to explore your next project, come and see us on stand C28.

Dinner Drinks Sponsor

Static Systems is renowned for providing industry-leading healthcare communication and bedhead services trunking solutions to the acute sector. Specialists in platform integration, nurse call, fire alarm and associated systems, the company’s in-house teams take pride in listening to project teams, understanding their requirements, and delivering fit-for-purpose solutions – time and time again.

The Fusion Healthcare Platform – with its fully ‘open’ architecture, seamlessly integrates best-in-class systems and solutions to make a real difference to the day-to-day running of hospitals by saving time and maximising efficiencies, as well as improving patient safety and providing greater support for engineering teams.