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Registration is open for the 2019 Design in Mental Health conference

  Registration is now open for Design in Mental Health 2019 conference. This is a leading UK event focusing on the design of mental health facilities. Lively and authoritative, every year the Design in Mental Health Conference is THE professional gathering for all concerned with the built environment in mental health. Keep an eye on […]

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European Healthcare Design 2019: Call for Papers

There is four weeks to go until the submissions deadline of the Call for Papers for the 5th European Healthcare Design 2019 Congress, Awards & Exhibition.   With the plenary theme of ‘Blurring the boundaries: designing place-based health systems’ next year’s congress will explore how the global shift towards population- and place-based health systems are gaining momentum, facilitated […]

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Product Testing Development- Clinical Input

  We’ve had a busy summer with three testing development workshops, collecting input from estates, architects and manufacturers all active in mental health environments. We now have the early-stage drafts outlining how we’ll assess products ligature and robustness performance and we’ll be shortly uploading details of doorsets and window specifics.  We’re looking to collect input […]

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DIMHN/BRE Testing Development – Robustness – AGENDA 2nd Oct

We’re nearly at the time of our next workshop, this time focusing on the robustness of all products in mental health.  We’ll be meeting at BRE Watford on Tuesday 2nd October, opening from10am for teas and coffees with a 10:30amstart. Please find agenda below: 10am Reception (tea & coffee) 10:30am BRE intro & health and safety points […]

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Broadmoor Hospital Crowthorne, Berkshire

Lighting Manufacturer: Designplan Lighting Client: West London Mental Health NHS Trust Consultants: WSP Contractors: Kier Signature Light Fitting: Basilica Broadmoor Hospital is the best known of the three high-security psychiatric hospitals in England. It provides a specialist service assessing and treating men from the south of England who have serious mental health or personality disorders. […]

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Juniper Ward – Weston-super-Mare, Somerset

Lighting Manufacturer: Designplan Lighting Client:              Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership (AWP) Contractors:      Mechanical Engineering Services (Avon) Ltd Juniper Ward is an acute adult male and female psychiatric facility which has been renovated to improve the quality of its environment. Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership (AWP) were keen to create a more therapeutic setting […]

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AGM 2018

AGM 2018 Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the Design in Mental Health Limited will be held on Wednesday, the 10th day of October 2018.  The meeting will convene at 12 pm at Manchester Central, Manchester. Under section 324 of the Companies Act 2006 and article 19 of the Articles of […]

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CPD visit – Danfloor, Bristol

As mentioned previously, we want to get out and about and meet our members, learn about your business and innovations and find out what you want from the network and how we can help.  To do this, the board have commenced a series of CPD visits coinciding with our board meetings. On August 14th 2018 […]

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DIMHN/BRE Next Testing Workshops – Save the Date

Following the great turnout at last weeks ligature performance testing development workshop (over 60 attending), we’ve had to review some of the future dates to ensure we get a room big enough for the all-product sessions. We’ve now confirmed the following dates and workshops: 5th September:  Doorsets, Hardware and Windows – category specific considerations 2nd October: Robustness (under physical attack) – all […]

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DIMHN/BRE Anti-ligature workshop – presentation and questionnaire

First of all, a huge thanks to all those who attended – we had great feedback and input into what is required for the testing of products for the ligature performance. We’d like to hear from you about the workshop, and also to understand a little more about your approach to specifying products – please […]

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