Health

New Leadership for Construction of Hospitals


UK Government appoints Natalie Forrest to lead its new plans to build 40 new hospitals by 2030 the largest hospital build in a generation

Work Starts on £3.4m Healthcare Facility


G F Tomlinson, a Midlands-based contractor, has commenced ground works at the new Greenwood House health facility in Burntwood, Staffordshire.

COVID Drives Use of Urban Greenspace


More people have visited urban greenspace since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, demonstrating the its importance on health and wellbeing.

Health Infrastructure Plan Brings Opportunites


The Health Infrastructure Plan is now under way and provides the construction industry with six confirmed major hospital project opportunities

Extension Planned for Mental Health Unit


The North East of England’s mental heath provision is set for a boost after contracts to deliver an extension to the Sunniside Unit

Turner & Townsend Appointed Cost Manager


Turner & Townsend has been appointed by the Government of Jersey to deliver the cost managements services for Our Hospital Project

Tradespeople Opening Up about Mental Health


A new survey has shown that around one third of tradespeople have experienced a mental health issue during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Construction Sites Need to Keep Customers and Staff Safe


Almost a year after the first case was detected in Wuhan, COVID-19 continues to have a far-reaching impact on the construction industry.

MBC Awarded Net Steps Funding


Maidstone Borough Council has been awarded £565,500 in funding as part of the UK Government’s Next Steps Accommodation Programme

£442m Hospitals Planned for Birmingham


Plans for two £442 million new hospitals in Birmingham have been announced. ‘The Big Build’ will see two new hospital blocks built