(from left) David Small (chief officer, East Lothian Health and Social Care Partnership), Paul McGirk (chief executive, Hub South East), First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, Andrew Milne (project director, NHS Lothian), Philip Galbraith (project director, Morrison Construction) First Minister Nicola Stur
The wait is almost over for the East Lothian Community Hospital as the project takes another major step forward this week. The keys to the freshly completed Out-Patients Department were given to NHS Lothian on February 23 and will open to patients from March 12.
The much-delayed Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Edinburgh is now scheduled to open in autumn 2018, a full year later than originally planned. NHS Lothian said severe weather was partly to blame for the latest delays to the £150 million facility at Little France on the outskirts of the city.
Bathroom pod manufacturer Offsite Solutions has been awarded a supply contract for the new £70 million state-of-the-art East Lothian Community Hospital. The firm will provide 134 factory-built bathroom pods for the 22,000sqm community hospital in Haddington. The units will be supplied without floor
NHS Lothian has reached an agreement with property developer Downing Group for the sale of the current Royal Hospital for Sick Children site in Edinburgh. The deal, which is believed to be in the region of £20 million, will see the Liverpool-based developer take ownership of the site when patients
The opening of the new Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Edinburgh has been delayed for another two months, it has emerged. NHS Lothian said the £150 million facility at Little France on the outskirts of the city will now not be open until spring 2018 at the earliest.
The site of a former West Lothian psychiatric hospital which could become the site of hundreds of new homes after being brought to the market for sale. Extending to 87 hectares (215 acres), the former Bangour Village hospital in Dechmont provides the potential for up to 800 new build homes and the c
(from left) Eddie Robertson (Morrison Construction), Steve Shon (NHS Lothian), Paul McGirk (Hub South East), Miriam Anderson (NHS Lothian), David MacDonald (Scottish Futures Trust) The East Lothian Community Hospital project has been recognised at the Partnerships Awards in London with a Silver awar
Work is underway on a new £3.5 million redevelopment within St John’s Hospital in Livingston which will see a new theatre constructed for eye and hand surgery patients. The theatre will be built within the existing Ward 20 and will support pre and post operative care for patients.
The project to redevelop the Royal Edinburgh Hospital campus has taken another major step forward with the keys to the £48 million first phase being handed to NHS Lothian in time for Christmas. The redevelopment of the hospital site was undertaken in partnership with hub South East Scotland, which
Work on the new £70 million East Lothian Community Hospital will start in October after financial contracts were signed with the Scottish Government. The facility, which is being developed jointly by NHS Lothian and East Lothian Health and Social Care Partnership, will provide a fit-for-purpose fac
Pressure to meet deadlines and “seriously flawed” designs are to blame for a six month delay to the opening of the Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Edinburgh, according to an architect behind the project. Robert Menzies has claimed that construction of the £150 million hospital was rushed de
The opening of a £150 million hospital in Edinburgh has been delayed by at least six months after construction firms entered administration and provisional liquidation. IHS Lothian Ltd, the consortium building the £150m Royal Hospital for Sick Children and Department of Clinical Neurosciences, has