St Helens Hospital Redevelopment

St Helens HospitalSt Helens Hospital is being redeveloped, with the construction of a new Diagnostic and Treatment Centre on land recently purchased from St Helens Council.
The new facilities occupy a total floor area of circa 25,000 square metres, equivalent to 5 football pitches. Accommodation provided in the new facility includes:
Out-patient clinics;
Diagnostic facilities including Radiology, Pathology and Cardio-Respiratory;
Treatment facilities including Operating Theatres, Day Case Ward, Opthalmology, Endoscopy, Dental and Rehabilitation units;
Cancer Day and Breast Clinic Services;
Intermediate care beds
New Restaurant facilities.

The building is built over four floors, with the lower two floors housing the Clinics and Diagnostic facilities and the Day Case accommodation on the upper two floors.
A new access area, with drop off facilities at Lower Ground and Ground Floor Level is being provided, with a landscaped walkway to the main entrance.

New Entrance to Diagnostic & Treatment Centre.
A large atrium entrance space will be the focal point of the new hospital, providing access to all the various departments.

Construction of new facilities commenced on site on the 3rd July 2006 and will be completed in September 2008. The building will be occupied and opened to the public in November 2008.

Following occupation of the new facilities, demolition of the vacated buildings will commence, allowing for provision of new car parking and landscaping to the site. Car parking provision on the hospital site will increase from the current figure of 400 spaces to 696 spaces, with dedicated areas provided for staff, visitors, disabled and drop off zones.

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