Sector: Health Care

West Cornwall Hospital, Royal Cornwall Hospital

Project Description

SDS were appointed by Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust to undertake a non-invasive, visual survey of the existing services at West Cornwall Hospital. Provide initial design proposals to improve adjacencies and environments for patients, visitors and staff, to reduce the amount of poor quality estate

Option appraisals were carried out on the hospital including, carrying out site works, vacating Bellair and selling for the housing market. Providing a new build outpatients department to allow existing outpatients to be vacated and sold to housing market. Also reconfigure sub-optimal car park to re-provide lost spaces

SDS undertook reporting on buildability, quality, performance, value and access in relation to the building services. Including implications of timescales, site infrastructure implications and engineering works scope

The initial scope was to look at the Outpatients Department, providing clinic accommodation for 71 different consultants serving around 40,000 patients each year. But also Bellair Health Centre that delivers a range of community services to patients in the west of the county.

Feasibility study to provide appropriate design options