As part of the strategically important ‘Frameworks Scotland 2’ (FS2) framework, our Monklands Hospital redevelopment programme is helping to revolutionise patient care for the people of Airdrie. Appointed in 2013 as a Principal Supply Chain Partner (PSCP), we are undertaking a range of major reconfiguration and refurbishment projects at the hospital, which are replacing outdated and non-compliant clinical areas with modern, fully functional facilities that signal a new era of world-leading acute healthcare in Lanarkshire. Our work at Monklands saw the team awarded the ‘NEC Contractor of the Year Award 2016’ for collaboration.
Involving a complex 12-phase programme, our transformation of Monklands Hospital has significantly enhanced the standard of patient care delivered to a catchment population of 260,000. Phase one of the project involved the construction of a state-of-the-art 10-bed Critical Care Unit (CCU), which was handed over to NHS Lanarkshire in 2016. The core element of the overall Monklands Hospital reconfiguration features the £15m replacement and upgrade of the surgical department to provide new operating suites, including two ultra clean theatres, relatives’ area, reception and recovery area.
To transform the non-compliant theatres into a compliant facility demanded careful planning and phasing, resulting in a staged decant and refurbishment plan. We are currently completing a major Backlog Maintenance Project, encompassing Fire Safety Works for example, which is due for completion in July 2019.