MEL Health and Safety Consultants

Glasgow Southern General Hospital

Client : Brookfield Multiplex

Brookfield Multiplex have been made responsible for the design and construction of the New South Glasgow Hospitals, employing M.E.L. as their expert safety advisers throughout both the planning and completion phases of the project.  The publicly funded development will give Glasgow one of the most advanced adult acute services hospitals in the UK and will be the biggst cricical care complex in Scotland. It is the keystone facility within the Scottish Health Modernisation Strategy, aiming to lead the way in contemporary healthcare provision.

The project will deliver new state-of-the-art healthcare facilities and high quality design environments. It is being built on the site of the existing Southern General Hospital in the south west of the city and will comprise a new acute care hospital with 1,109 beds in single-room accommodation, 240-bed children's hospital, 30 modern operating theatres and a separate laboratory block providing biochemistry, haematology and blood transfusion services.   An estimated 110,000 patients are expected to come through the hospital's doors every year.  It will be home to major specialised services such as renal medicine, transplanation and vascular surgery.