ARCHITECTURE: Health Building or Project

Western General Hospital – Renal Unit

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The site for the new Renal Unit at Edinburgh Western General Hospital is located on the main access road into the hospital complex and sits between the SHSC administration building to the east, and Ward 1 to the west. The site itself presented a number of challenges: The site drops 2.5m across its width, and slopes down from north to south. The main access road (on the north) is busy, and whilst there is no space for patient drop off, […]

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Badenoch & Strathspey Community Hospital (Oberlanders Architects)

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Aviemore’s Badenoch and Strathspey Community Hospital (‘the Hospital’) for NHS Highland is part of a transformative approach aiming to provide care in, or as close to home as possible, shifting the balance from acute hospital services to community healthcare services. The Hospital merges services in Granton-on-Spey and Kingussie, to improve patient experience and treatment outcomes by enabling staff to provide the quality of care expected in a modern healthcare environment, while releasing resources to improve community care via Integrated Community […]

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Clydebank Health and Care Centre

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Clydebank Health and Care Centre is a new primary care facility for NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde and West Dunbartonshire Council HSCP. The building was delivered by BAM Construction through Hub West Scotland. This health centre is hugely significant for Clydebank, charged with a great deal of social responsibility. The facility is the centrepiece of the Queens Quay masterplan situated on the former John Brown Shipyards. This masterplan has been decades in the making and the health centre is […]

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Greenock Health & Care Centre

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Greenock Health and Care Centre is a new 5800m2 primary care facility providing clinical and administration space, bringing together a range of health and care services for NHSGGC and Inverclyde Health and Social Care Partnership under one roof. Built on a steeply sloping, brownfield site within the Broomhill community of Greenock, on the north facing banks of the River Clyde, accommodation is arranged around a sheltered, central courtyard garden and internal atrium. The 15 meter level change across the site […]

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Health and Wellbeing Centre, The University of Edinburgh

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For the first time, the University of Edinburgh’s new Health and Wellbeing Centre brings together the institution’s previously disconnected Counselling and Disability services, Pharmacy and Health Centre, in a now fully accessible facility. Dedicated to the prevention and treatment of mental and physical health issues, both clinically and holistically, the Centre has become a beacon for the promotion student and staff well-being. 7 Bristo Square, a Modernist former Refectory, had been earmarked for demolition. What began as a light-touch, temporary […]

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