Ulster Hospital Inpatient Ward Block
The GRAHAM Bam Healthcare Partnership commenced construction of the redevelopment at Ulster Hospital in June 2013, providing a new state of the art Inpatient Ward Block. The seven storey building was designed to achieve the highest building and infection control standards and accommodates 4 Theatres, 3 Endoscopy suites, Cath lab and a robotic pharmacy on the ground floor with the four upper floors providing 288 ensuite, single bedrooms within 12 inpatient wards.
- The 30,000m2, £85m facility successfully opened its doors to patients and staff on Saturday 1st April 2017 as part of the second stage of the hospital’s redevelopment.
- The new Inpatient Ward Block has 12 inpatient wards including 288 en-suite bedrooms, and replaces a main ward block that opened in 1962.
- A range of hospital services will be transferred in phases to provide state-of-the-art facilities to improve infection control, and patient experience, privacy and dignity.
- Undertaken within a busy acute hospital complex and adjacent to ward blocks, theatres, ambulatory routes, staff, patient and public access routes
- Community Liaison Officer employed to manage communication with client and medical teams and to implement the project communication plan.
- Implementation of rigorous noise/dust attenuation measures, noise and vibration monitors placed around the site, Aspergillus control, comprehensive traffic management plan and disruption management plan
- Project registered with Considerate Constructors Scheme achieving a score of 46/50 and receiving a Gold Award.