Client: Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
Construction Cost: £38 Million
Procurement: Part of Integrated Health Projects P21 Principle Supply Chain Partner (PSCP) team.
Delivered through the P21 framework, The Royal Oldham Hospital’s new maternity unit, children’s unit and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) fully opened on 3rd December 2012.
The new women and children’s facility involves a major new purpose-built four storey building, new antenatal wards, labour delivery rooms, midwife-led birth centre, obstetric theatres, children’s unit and paediatric theatre, and a brand new Level 3 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
The Royal Oldham Hospital is now one of three specialist regional neonatal centres providing the highest level of intensive care to the smallest and most vulnerable babies. The NICU consists of 37 cots with 9 intensive care, 9 high dependency and 19 special care cots.
The new-build construction consists of braced steel frame and composite metal deck floors with a green roof and cladded SFS external envelope.
Refurbishment works also included the creation of a specialist children’s accident and emergency department, which was launched in April 2014 and included remodelling of the entrance infrastructure.