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Mar 6, 2024 11:43:04 AM 7 min read

The Critical Role of Infection Control in Healthcare Doorset Specification

Securing Health and Wellness: SDS talks with Alyson Prince on the Critical Role of ...
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Feb 20, 2024 12:13:48 PM 1 min read

SDS Introduces Door Protection Boards

SDS Introduces Innovative Door Protection Boards as Standard on all Doorsets. A ...
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Feb 5, 2024 11:24:51 AM 3 min read

The Impact of Fire Safety Collaboration on Healthcare Architecture

The Anatomy of a Fire-Safe Hospital Ward: Revolutionising Healthcare Architecture and ...
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Jan 22, 2024 3:07:10 PM 1 min read

Specialist Door Solutions Installer Training Programme for Fire Door Installers

Register Your Interest For Our One-Day Training Programme and Certification for BM Trada ...
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Jan 11, 2024 1:37:56 PM 3 min read

SDS talks to Alan Oliver at Golden Thread Fire Delay

Securing Healthcare: Navigating Fire Safety Challenges and Solutions
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Nov 23, 2023 10:24:33 AM 1 min read

The Crucial Role of Primary Testing in Ensuring Fire Safety in Healthcare Environments

SDS Achieves FD60 Pass for Healthcare Fire Doors
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Nov 6, 2023 12:33:45 PM 2 min read

Ensuring Fire Safety with Factory Prepared Morticing

Ensuring Fire Safety
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Nov 6, 2023 11:24:08 AM 3 min read

The Role of PVC Doorsets in Infection Control in Healthcare Environments

Infection Control
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Nov 3, 2023 10:31:48 AM 2 min read

Lord Markham's Visit to SDS

Lord Markham's Visit
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Sep 26, 2023 11:26:30 AM 3 min read

Fire Door Safety Week - Protecting Lives and Healthcare Environments

Fire Door Safety Week
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Sep 11, 2023 9:28:34 AM 3 min read

Preventing Infections in Healthcare Environments: The Importance of Hygienic Ironmongery

Preventing infection in demanding healthcare environments
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Aug 11, 2023 12:39:02 PM 1 min read

Enhancing Hospital Safety with Complete Doorsets

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Jul 13, 2023 10:36:45 AM 1 min read

SDS announces launch of Refinedoor™

We are delighted to announce the launch of our Refinedoor™ doorset range.
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Jun 29, 2023 12:22:07 PM 1 min read

Fire doors – making the right decision

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Jun 6, 2023 11:10:17 AM 3 min read

SDS in conversation with Neil Orpwood, HLM Architects

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Jun 1, 2023 10:13:30 AM 2 min read

Advocating for standardisation in healthcare building design

In a recent announcement from the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, the ...
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May 30, 2023 10:49:02 AM 3 min read

SDS in conversation with Mel Jacobsen Cox, HLM Architects

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Mar 21, 2023 10:30:44 AM 3 min read

Standardisation is key for the future of healthcare construction

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Mar 16, 2023 12:48:17 PM 5 min read

Never Compromise on Quality

Caring for the bottom line
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Feb 6, 2023 9:25:36 AM 1 min read

SDS launches Shieldoor® lead-lined, x-ray doors for healthcare

Shielding patients and healthcare professionals from x-ray radiation
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Dec 13, 2022 12:00:00 AM 1 min read

SDS 300 fire doors for Cancer Centre

We are delighted to have been selected to supply over 300 fire door sets to the RUH Bath ...
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Nov 7, 2022 12:00:00 AM 1 min read

The Importance of NBS in Healthcare Construction: Enhancing Compliance and Efficiency

In the healthcare industry, where precision, compliance, and adherence to standards are ...
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Nov 2, 2022 12:00:00 AM 1 min read

SDS and our role in Future Healthspaces

The future of the healthcare industry will undoubtedly involve healthcare professionals, ...
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Oct 26, 2022 12:00:00 AM 5 min read

What are Intumescent Strips?

Out of all the measures in place to protect a building from fire, fire doors are among ...
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Oct 17, 2022 12:00:00 AM 1 min read

But surely, a door is just a door, right?...

The answer is yes and no. We get this comment all the time, and the most important things ...
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Oct 13, 2022 12:00:00 AM 1 min read

What is Fire Testing?

Following on from the tragic events of the Grenfell Fire in 2017; the Grenfell Tower ...
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Oct 10, 2022 12:00:00 AM < 1 min read

SDS at Healthcare Estates 2022

Specialist Door Solutions are delighted that for the second year running, we have ...
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Sep 26, 2022 12:00:00 AM 2 min read

What are Vision Panels?

Vision Panels are the small window in a door, allowing people to clearly see through ...
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Sep 21, 2022 12:00:00 AM 2 min read

How PVC hospital Doors are Helping Futureproof NHS Estates

With the constant need to remain fire and infection control compliant, we’re helping ...
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Dec 3, 2021 12:00:00 AM 1 min read

An Introduction to Future Healthspaces

Who are Future Healthspaces? Future Healthspaces is a collaborative program between ...
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Nov 1, 2021 12:00:00 AM < 1 min read

Specialist Door Solutions FD60 Fire Test

Having successfully passed a smoke test last week, this doorset has now passed an FD60 ...
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Oct 27, 2021 12:00:00 AM < 1 min read

Specialist Door Solutions at Healthcare Estates 2021

Specialist Door Solutions are delighted to report that our first ever trade show was an ...
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Aug 3, 2021 12:00:00 AM 11 min read

SDS's response to the Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety

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Feb 22, 2021 12:00:00 AM 1 min read

The Plastic Conundrum

There is a growing movement to minimise and eliminate plastics due to the damage being ...
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Dec 11, 2020 12:00:00 AM 1 min read

Taking Care of The Team

We are all to aware of how the lifestyle landscape has altered this year but ever the ...
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Nov 26, 2020 12:00:00 AM 2 min read

It's Getting Hot In Here

Our Compliance Manager Alex Motley talks Fire Doors It is a well known fact that after ...
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Nov 13, 2020 12:00:00 AM < 1 min read

We Are On The Move

To further our commitment to our customers as leaders in the specialist door market we ...
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Nov 4, 2020 12:00:00 AM < 1 min read

Building smarter for a more sustainable future

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Nov 4, 2020 12:00:00 AM < 1 min read

Putting the NHS rainbow to work. How colour coding could stop cross contamination in healthcare environments.

The use of colour-coded products for cleaning and processing a healthcare facility has ...
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Nov 2, 2020 12:00:00 AM 1 min read

The correlation between hospital cleanliness and patient experience.

Along with patient care, aftercare and a reduced risk of infection, a visually beautiful ...
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