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Tilbury Douglas has completed construction on an extension at Warrington Hospital, creating a new £6.3m Same Day Emergency Care Centre

Tilbury Douglas completes construction on £6.3m Same Day Emergency Care Centre

Tilbury Douglas has completed construction on an extension at Warrington Hospital, creating a new £6.3m Same Day Emergency Care Centre.
MTX’s £7.5m expansion at Pinderfields Hospital is utilising MMC to deliver a new decant ward and general refurbishment

£7.5m expansion at Pinderfields Hospital advances with MTX

MTX’s £7.5m expansion at Pinderfields Hospital is utilising MMC to deliver a new decant ward and general refurbishment.
Blackpool is one of the local councils to receive £6m of funding to boost housing and support for vulnerable tenants from the Government’s Supported Housing Improvement Programme

Councils given £6m in funding to enhance housing and support for...

£6m of funding has been announced to boost housing and support for vulnerable tenants from the Government’s Supported Housing Improvement Programme.
burnout in construction

How can organisations tackle burnout in construction?

Can organisations do anything to tackle the rising instances of burnout in construction or is it simply out of their control? The answer lies in improving key aspects of organisational culture, as Robert Ordever, European MD of workplace culture expert OC Tanner, explains.
Michele Wheeler healthcare director for construct Mace

Michele Wheeler appointed as Mace healthcare director for Construct

Mace has appointed Michele Wheeler as its new healthcare director for Construct to expand its healthcare offer and drive strategic growth plans.
Queen Elizabeth Hospital

MTX awarded expansion project at Queen Elizabeth Hospital

MMC healthcare specialist MTX has been awarded for landing its latest project at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital King’s Lynn NHS Foundation Trust.
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Mace and Willmott Dixon join forces on healthcare projects

Mace Construct and Willmott Dixon Construction have joined forces to jointly target construction work in the UK healthcare sector.
Stepping Hill Hospital

Plans unveiled for £500m Stockport hospital on former Debenhams site

Healthcare services in Stockport could be radically transformed after plans to build a new £500m hospital have been unveiled.
Northern Centre for Cancer Care,

Building work complete on new cancer centre at Cumberland Infirmary

A project to develop a new cancer centre in north Cumbria is entering the final stages after keys to the building were officially handed over by Graham.
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Willmott Dixon bags £43m Dunstable health and care hub

Central Bedfordshire Council has awarded Willmott Dixon a contract to deliver the new £43m Chiltern Vale Integrated Health and Care Hub and 98 homes.
Manchester A&E, Manchester Royal Infirmary

Manchester Royal Infirmary reveals £40m A&E transformation

New plans to transform the Emergency Department (ED) at Manchester Royal Infirmary (MRI) have been given go-ahead by Manchester City Council.
George Eliot theatre,

Work progresses on George Eliot Hospital’s new theatre suite

Work continues on Wernick Building’s latest project for George Eliot Hospital in Nuneaton, which will see the delivery of a new theatre suite.
Haematology,

BAM lands another hospital contract

Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust has appointed BAM Construction to create a new MRI suite, 24-bed Haematology Oncology Ward and associated facilities.
hospital in Berwick

Offsite specialist secures £30m hospital in Berwick

Offsite construction specialist, Merit has been awarded the new £30m hospital in Berwick.
Offsite, premier modular,

Cabot Square Capital acquires majority stake in Premier Modular

Cabot Square Capital has acquired a majority shareholding in Premier Modular for an undisclosed sum.
James Paget University Hospital

Morgan Sindall uses MMC on major hospital upgrade

Morgan Sindall Construction is set to deliver major refurbishment works at James Paget University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust using Modern Methods of Construction (MMC).
Wester Moffat, university hospital monklands

Approval for Wester Moffat as site for new hospital

NHS Lanarkshire has welcomed the Scottish Government’s approval of Wester Moffat as the site for the new University Hospital Monklands.
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Covid-19, ventilation, SAGE and CIBSE

With the rollout of the Covid-19 vaccine programme, businesses might be tempted to relax measures to control the spread of the virus. But, until a majority of the population has been vaccinated, it is critical workplaces maintain good levels of ventilation to help mitigate against airborne transmission of coronavirus, says Hywel Davies, technical director of the CIBSE
Salford hospital, Royal salford, NHS,

BAM secures £68m Salford Royal hospital contract

Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust has appointed BAM Construction to build a new hospital to support its role as the major trauma centre for Greater Manchester.
Exeter Hospital, Morgan Sindall

Morgan Sindall wins £19m Devon and Exeter NHS contract

Morgan Sindall Construction has secured £19m works to deliver an extension and improvements to the emergency department at Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital.

Construction contract award values fall by 5% in 2020

Construction contract award values reached £57bn in 2020, only a slight decrease of 4.7% on the previous year.
Wythenshawe Hospital, interserve

Interserve wins £5m Wythenshawe hospital extension contract

Interserve Construction has been awarded a £5m contract by Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust to carry out extension works at Wythenshawe Hospital.
DCH car park,

Willmott Dixon secures Dorset Hospital car park scheme

Willmott Dixon has been appointed to build a 654 space multi-storey car park at Dorset County Hospital (DCH) in Dorchester.
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Could modular buildings solve NHS capacity issues in 2021?

Alan Wilson, managing director of ModuleCo Healthcare, discusses what offsite construction has done to support the NHS through the pandemic and where we go from here.
Healthcare design, offsite construction

Rethinking healthcare design through offsite: Lessons from a pandemic

Covid-19 could reshape how patients access healthcare – and hospital design needs to reflect that. Offsite construction, 3D modelling and AR/VR could have a crucial role to play, says Christoph Ackermann of architect BDP.
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Supporting public service infrastructure delivery

Jon Bower, planning and infrastructure head at Womble Bond Dickinson, examines the government’s proposed changes to planning for the delivery of key public service infrastructure.

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