Extension to the existing Emergency Department providing better use of space, more diagnostic equipment and improved dignity and privacy for patients as well as improved turnaround times for ambulances.
Facilities include an extra nine bays for the immediate care of seriously ill patients, including a paediatric resuscitation room and an isolation room. An additional CT scanner with control room, as well as a nurses' bay and improved bereavement and relatives' rooms, will also be provided in the new area.
The existing hospital remains live and operational throughout works.
This project is being delivered as part of Scape Group National Construction Major Works - UK framework. Scape is a public-sector organisation, dedicated to creating ongoing efficiency and social value via the built environment. This partnership provides a cost effective and collaborative approach whilst providing real benefit to the local community of Oxford through local supply chain delivery, enhanced community benefit and local engagement.