Sector: Health Care

Derriford Hospital, Radiopharmacy Laboratory

Project Description

A £1m full refurbishment of specialist radiopharmacy laboratories at Derriford District General Hospital, including laboratory space, prep rooms, change areas, transfer areas and support rooms

The decommissioning and removal of existing equipment including temporary re-siting and replacement as appropriate

The re-design and re-provision of the existing facility to encompass replacement of the existing laminar flow cabinets, replacement of the air-handling unit and associated ductwork, radiation protection measures, pressure differential control regimes, full environmental and alarms

Introduction of radiation protection measures and access control systems to create supervised areas and minimise the radiation dose to persons working within the radio-pharmacy

Fully filtered air distribution to Good Manufacturing Practice standard grade D, with air terminal filters, double HEPA filtration, and pressure monitoring
Specification of smart metering and G59 metering arrangements

The purchase and installation of peripheral equipment required to bring the unit into line with current standards of EU GMP and current working practices.

£1m full state of the art refurbishment of the existing hospital’s radiopharmacy department to achieve MHRA manufacturer’s special licence