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Altnagelvin Radiotherapy milestone achieved


McLaughlin & Harvey is delighted to be the Principal Contractor for the construction of the new Radiotherapy Unit on a brownfield site within the live Altnagelvin Hospital campus.

The building provides underground car parking with lifts rising directly up to ground floor treatment wings including linear accelerator bunkers. The first floor is respite care single occupancy ensuite bedrooms, and the second floor comprises of offices and administration support. This building is serviced from its own plantroom, meaning it is effectively a stand-alone unit.

Works began in July 2014 and today a key project milestone has been achieved with the delivery and installation of three Varian machines. These three radiotherapy machines will deliver the most advanced and precise treatments to help save lives for the people in the north and west of Ireland. The service is anticipated to be operational in 2016.

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