Tuesday, 15 July 2014

New Open Access research paper on the potential for reconfiguration of the highly resilient traditional Nightingale hospital ward published in Building Research and Information: "Functional recovery of a resilient hospital type" C.Alan Short, Catherine Noakes, Carl Gilkeson and Alistair Fair, see link http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09613218.2014.926605
Lord Krebs cites the Short led, EPSRC funded, Adaptation and Resilience to Climate Change (ARCC) DeDeRHECC study findings on the poor current resilience of the NHS acute hospital estate to climate change in the latest report of the Adaptation Sub-committee of the UK Government Climate Change Committee released 9th July 2014. The findings are covered in the Daily Telegraph and Times newspapers, BBC breakfast News. Prof. Short was interviewed on BBC Radio Cambridge all on 9th July.