20 New NHS Infrastructure and Building Projects Announced!
Yesterday the government announced a list of 20 new capital investment projects across England worth a total of £853m – with an extra £1bn promised to improve and maintain existing buildings and infrastructure.
The 20 projects announced are:
East of England
- Luton & Dunstable University Hospital NHS FT – £99.5 million for new build to provide critical and intensive care and a delivery suite and operating theatres
- Norfolk & Norwich University Hospitals NHS FT – £69.7 million for diagnostic and assessment centres for cancer and non-cancerous disease
- Norfolk and Suffolk NHS FT – £40 million for 80 extra beds in four new wards
- NHS South Norfolk CCG – £25.2 million for primary care services
- University Hospitals Birmingham – £97.1 million to replace outdated outpatient, treatment and diagnostic accommodation.
- United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust – £21.3 million to develop urgent and emergency care zones in A&E
- Wye Valley NHS Trust – £23.6 million to provide 72 beds in new hospital wards
- University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust – £17.6 million to create 84 beds in 3 new wards
- Barking, Havering and Redbridge CCGs and North East London NHS Foundation Trust – £17 million to develop a health and wellbeing hub.
- Croydon Health Services NHS Trust – £12.7 million to extend and refurbish critical care units
North East and Yorkshire
- South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw Integrated Care System – £57.5 million primary Care investment
- The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust – £41.7 million to improve Paediatric Cardiac Services
- Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust – £12 million for a single Laboratory Information Management System
- Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust – £72.3 million to build a new adult mental health inpatient unit
- Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust – £33 million for a new 40 bed learning disabilities low secure unit.
- Stockport NHS FT – £30.6 million to develop a new Emergency Care Campus incorporating an Urgent Treatment Centre, GP assessment unit and Planned Investigation Unit.
- NHS Wirral CCG – £18 million to improve access via the Urgent Treatment Centre to improve patient flow.
- Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust – £16.3 million to provide Emergency and urgent care facilities
- Isle of Wight NHS Trust – £48 million to redesign acute services
- Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust – £99.9 million to build a new Women’s and Children’s Hospital
Further information about these new capital projects and the £1.8bn investment can be found here