Sector: Health Care

Hospital Sterilisation and Decontamination Unit (HSDU), Royal Gwent Hospital

Project Description

The design and construction of a new Hospital Sterilisation and Decontamination Unit (HSDU) to be located adjacent to the proposed Specialist and Critical Care Centre (SCCC) at Llanfrechfa Grange, Cwbran

The building design and construction forms part of Aneuran Bevan University Health Board’s (ABUHB) Clinical Futures Programme

The design provides a mechanically and electrically resilient site for endoscope medical equipment cleaning and sterilisation.

£15.7m onsite sterilisation facility to service emergency operations and surgical procedures

Project Involvement

A design and build type contract. SDS were appointed to deliver a detailed MEP design through RIBA stages 4A to 4C.

Fully designed, detailed and coordinated using 3D Revit BIM of services installation to RIBA 4C / BG6 coordinated specific technical design

Complex environmental conditioning services design, providing ISO 14644:2015 Class 8 Clean Room and airflow pressure cascade in line with HBN13; providing a sterile environment for medical implement cleaning

Occupant thermal comfort assessments and Welsh Part L2A regulations buildings physics simulations, combined with LZC technologies assisted in achieving 10 BREEAM Energy credits.

Project Benefits

Low Carbon and Renewable Technologies incorporated – CHP and PV

Dedicated steam system providing process clean steam to Sterilisation and Washing equipment

Delivery of BREEAM Excellent scheme

Challenging accelerated design programme delivered during Covid-19 pandemic

HTM compliant mechanical, electrical and public health services systems delivered.