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Healthcare Heritage

 

With a history going back to Lennox Castle Hospital and both the Glasgow Dental Hospitals, this sector has remained one of our key areas of expertise.  With NHS award winning projects and experience in both primary and acute care, the practice also specialises in oncology treatment with many years of service to the Beatson Oncology Centre in Glasgow as well as Ninewells Hospital in Dundee.  Whether for NHS or private organisations our healthcare team is fully conversant with the specialist nature of this sector.

EXPERTISE

Experience in this environment includes work within the following depts;

  • Addictions unit

  • Admissions unit

  • Assisted conception suite

  • Centralised switchboard

  • Coronary care

  • Day Surgery

  • Decontaminaion unit

  • Dental surgery (acute & primary)

  • Dermatology

  • Endoscopy

  • High dependency unit

  • Infrastructure (including emergency generators)

  • Maternity (community midwife unit)

  • Mortuary

  • Outpatient dept

  • Occupational therapy

  • Offices

  • Operating theatres

  • Pharmacy

  • Physiotherapy

  • Podiatry

  • Radiotherapy (linac & simulator rooms)

  • Renal

  • Rheumatology outpatients

  • Scanners (lithotripsy & DEXA bone density)

  • Speech therapy

  • Sterile supplies unit

  • University research support

  • Urology

  • Wards (new build & refurb)

  • X-ray (including CT)


We routinely assist NHS teams across Scotland and are familiar with their various internal processes including the use of Business Cases (Outline & Full), CCR forms and the latest HAI_SCRIBE protocols.  We also have access to the various NHS guidance documents  such as SHTM's HBN's etc.

PRIMARY CARE

We also have extensive experience of working with the NHS in local communities.  The range of projects includes new builds, extensions, internal upgrades and refurbishments to numerous Health Centres (HC) including;

  • Bridgeton HC

  • Castlemilk HC

  • Crosshouse Area Resource Centre

  • Easterhouse HC

  • Largs Area Resource Centre

  • Parkhead HC

  • Parkview

  • Pollokshaws HC

  • Sandy Road Community Centre for Health

  • Shettleston HC

  • Springburn HC

  • Townhead HC

  • Thornliebank HC

Projects include dental suites, treatment rooms, offices, local decontamination facilities, GP surgeries, Sandyford sexual health clinics and facilities.  Projects have also incorporated simple door widening or complex hoist installations for bariatric patient services.

ACUTE

Examples of locations where we can demonstrate evidence of acute hospital knowledge includes;

  • Drumchapel Hospital, Glasgow

  • Dykebar Hospital, Paisley

  • Gartnavel General Hospital, Glasgow

  • Gartnavel Royal Hospital, Glasgow

  • Glasgow Dental Hospital

  • Glasgow Royal Infirmary

  • Golden Jubilee National Hospital, Clydebank

  • Inverclyde Royal Hospital, Greenock

  • Kings Cross Hospital, Dundee

  • Lightburn Hospital, Glasgow

  • Ninewells Hospital, Dundee

  • Parkhead Hospital, Glasgow

  • Perth Royal Infirmary

  • Princess Royal Maternity Hospital, Glasgow

  • Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow

  • Royal Alexandra Hospital, Paisley

  • Royal Hospital for Children, Glasgow

  • Stobhill Hospital, Glasgow

  • Stracathro Hospital

  • Vale of Leven District Hospital

  • Western Infirmary (now closed), Glasgow

We are familiar with many of the key personnel in the various client teams of capital planning, estates, facilities, H&S, lifting and handling along with the respective fire officers.