Industry News

  • Vistamatic bring Clarity to Health Estates Conference

    As the leading supplier of vision panels to healthcare facilities, Vistamatic® took the opportunity to show visitors to the recent Healthcare Estates Conference its new Clarity smart glass innovation, attracting interest from architects, specifiers and key decision makers. “The exhibition was the ideal platform to get direct feedback from Healthcare professionals and architects about new […]

  • Atherleigh Park – Case Study

    Client: North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust Architects: AFL Architects Main contractor: Kier Internal doors: Datim Total project costs: £40 million   North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, working with AFL Architects and Kier Group (under the NHS Procure21+ procurement initiative) have created Atherleigh Park, a new £40 million mental health hospital on […]

  • A Window to the World of Mental Health

    CCTV technology is an effective means of monitoring healthcare buildings, particularly corridors, communal facilities and external areas. However, in inpatient and consultation rooms, this ‘Big Brother’ effect can cause anxiety, threaten privacy and dignity, and alienate care users. For this reason vision panels have become increasingly popular over the past 30 years, providing a glazed […]