Graham Construction has been selected to develop two new health facilities for NHS Grampian within its Foresterhill Health Campus in Aberdeen.
The £134 million capital scheme will be the largest project to be procured through the Health Facilities Scotland Framework to date.
The new Baird Family Hospital will bring together all services at the existing Aberdeen Maternity Hospital and breast and gynaecology services from Aberdeen Royal Infirmary (ARI). The new ANCHOR Centre will include day-patient and out-patient oncology and haematology services relocating from ARI.
Today senior staff from Graham Construction and members of NHS Grampian project team met for a launch event on the Foresterhill Health Campus to officially announce the appointment.
Jackie Bremner, NHS Grampian project director for the project, said: “This is a very exciting milestone in the development of these important new developments on the Foresterhill Health Campus. We look forward to working with our partners at Graham Construction to create high quality modern facilities that will help enable us to deliver quality care designed for the future for the people of the North East, North of Scotland and the Northern Isles.”
Gary Holmes, regional director for Graham Construction, said: “We are privileged to be working with NHS Grampian and its stakeholders in the development of the Foresterhill Health Campus and in equipping it to offer the highest quality of care to the region for years to come.”
Within a six year programme of works with NHS Scotland, Graham Construction is already delivering projects to a capital value of £112m, comprising of differing packages of new build, refurbishment, backlog maintenance, statutory compliance and risk reduction works for NHS Health Boards across Scotland.
Successful awards to date have included the design and construction of Raigmore Hospital’s Critical Services Upgrade and Monklands Hospital Theatre & ITU redevelopment projects for NHS Highland and NHS Lanarkshire regions, together with the reconfiguration and refurbishment numerous health facilities across the NHS Lanarkshire estate, the extensive redevelopment of Dunfermline’s Queen Margaret Hospital and the Victoria Hospital Kirkcaldy for NHS Fife, and a new Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit at Stratheden Hospital, Cupar, which opened in May 2016.
Within NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde, Graham Construction is delivering a demolition programme to assist in the rationalisation of their overall estate, and the design and construction of a National Pain Management Centre, located at Gartnavel Hospital, Glasgow.
Construction work of the new Aberdeen facilities will commence in mid-2018, with completion in 2020.