NHS Dumfries and Galloway’s Midpark Hospital, Scotland secured by CEM Systems
AC2000 Lite is the chosen access control system for the ￡27 million
Dumfries Mental Health Unit
Belfast, 28th January 2014 －- CEM Systems, part of the Security Products business unit of Tyco (NYSE: TYC) can today announce that the CEM AC2000 Lite access control and security management system has been installed in Midpark Hospital, Scotland. The system was installed by CEM Approved Reseller Scotshield Fire & Security.
The ￡27 million health facility opened to the public in early 2012. Midpark Hospital replaces the accommodation previously provided by Crichton Royal Hospital and provides a modern, stable and secure environment for patients requiring specialist care. The NHS reports Midpark is one of the most innovative mental health hospitals in the UK and offers a variety of therapeutic interventions.
“AC2000 Lite is a feature rich, cost effective access control and security management system and fulfills the needs of Midpark Hospital perfectly” said Michael MacBean, Business Development Director, Scotshield Fire & Security. “The site required a highly secure, resilient system with a degree of flexibility to suit evolving needs”.
AC2000 Lite is one of the most accomplished security management solutions available for the small to mid range market, supporting up to 128 doors. Suited to installations that require a sophisticated level of security within budget, AC2000 Lite is fully integrated with selected video and intruder detection systems. This offers one powerful central command and control centre for all access control, video and intruder alarms.
“Should Midpark Hospital’s needs grow, AC2000 Lite can be seamlessly －d to the core AC2000 security management system” said Philip Verner, Regional Sales Director EMEA, CEM Systems. He continued “This provides an upgrade path with virtually unlimited expansion capabilities and future proofs the system”.
CEM DCM 300 (Door Control Modules) were also installed onsite. These intelligent, two-door controllers are designed to interface to third-party read heads and provide full off-line validation.