Studying for an Eastwood Park degree: Alison's experience
We deliver estates and facilities management training for those working within in-house or outsourced healthcare estates teams, to the HTM suite of guidance.
Our courses give learners the skills to tackle the demanding environment of an estates office and understand about how elements under the estates 'umbrella' interact. We also provide specific short intense courses on utilising PAM (which became mandatory on 01 April 2020) and energy and sustainability.
Hospital engineers' apprentice summer school
Our popular summer school is delivered annually, providing apprentices and other estates related roles an overview of the range of disciplines that make up ‘hospital engineering’.
Management of healthcare waste
Our Safe management of healthcare waste course focuses on the HTM 07-01 guidelines and is significant for understanding not only the environmental and health benefits of appropriate waste management but also the cost savings that can be achieved.
|Essentials for authorising engineers||AEF||3 days|
|Essentials for estates||EFE||5 days|
|Safe management of healthcare waste (HTM 07-01)||SMHW||2 days|
|Managing capital projects||MCP||2 days|
|Premises assurance model (PAM) & CQC||PAM||1 day|
|Energy management & sustainability principles||EMSP||1 day|
|Hospital engineers apprentice summer school||HEASS||5 days|
|Essential HTM overview||EHTM||1 day|
|PFI contract fundamentals & relationship management||PFI||1 day|
Eastwood Park, Falfield, was formerly the NHS national training centre for healthcare engineering and now, as an independent company, we are the leading provider of technical healthcare engineering training in the UK.
Estates & Facilities Management trainers
Water Hygiene, Medical Gases and Estates & Facilities Management
With over 30 years experience in all aspects of water safety & hygiene and estates management in the healthcare sector, Mervyn has led the development of Eastwood Park's new portfolio of water courses for both healthcare and non-healthcare organisations.
Following a successful career in the NHS, he set up his own consultancy company, Synergistic Solutions Consultancy Ltd. providing NHS and private healthcare organisations with expert consultancy services as an Authorising Engineer (Water) and bespoke training. He also delivers training at Eastwood Park Training.
He is a Fellow of IHEEM as well as a member of IHEEM's Authorising Engineers (Water) register and chair of the water technical platform; a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute; Member of the Water Management Society and the Royal Society for Public Health. His working experience in the healthcare sector enables him to offer his skills in water safety and the wider estate management fields.
Estates & Facilities Management
Stephen Lloyd is leading the development and delivery of Eastwood Park’s estates & facilities management suite of courses.
He has many years’ experience in a number of FM roles in the NHS and operates as an independent estates & facilities management consultant.
Alongside training, Stephen is project coordinator for the building of Eastwood Park’s new training centre.
Bill has over 38 years’ experience in healthcare estates and facilities management, starting as an Assistant Engineer in the NHS, progressing to Assistant Director. Across the last 15 years he been involved with water safety and waste management in healthcare organisations, negotiating waste consortium contracts, developing the terms of reference for waste management groups and liaising with supply chains.
Bill is a Fellow of IHEEM and a former member of IHEEM Council. He is also the current Chair of IHEEM’s Technical Platform Committee. He is a Registered Authorising Engineer (Water) and working with other professionals, established the IHEEM Authorising Engineer register for medical gases and water safety.
In addition, Bill provides governance and compliance consultancy services to healthcare organisations in the UK and abroad.