Projects and Case Studies

Current Projects

Edinburgh Cancer Centre

We are currently working with NHS Lothian and regional boards providing healthcare planning to support the Edinburgh Cancer Centre re-provision. Our work includes demand and capacity analysis, model of care development and developing the clinical briefs and schedule of accommodation.

NHS Ayrshire and Arran national Treatment Centre

As one of the 9 national treatment centre projects across NHS Scotland we are providing healthcare planning support to the Board in relation to the NHS Ayrshire and Arran National Treatment Centre.  The scope of our work includes demand and capacity analysis, model of care development, clinical briefing documentation development, accommodation scheduling and business case development.

NHS Shetland – Gilbert Bain Hospital replacement project

Healthcare planning support for the development of an Initial Agreement for the case to replace this Island Hospital with potential for wider health and social care services.  Early identification of the case for change and key benefits.

NHS Forth Valley – primary care programme initial agreement

Development of a Programme Initial Agreement to seek funding for a range of primary care investment priorities across the region. This includes the development of a robust case for change and assessment of alternative service options.  

NHS Lanarkshire – Monklands Replacement Project

Supporting the development of a case to replace existing Monklands Hospital in Coatbridge, North Lanarkshire.  Full healthcare planning support using 5 stage approach, demand and capacity analysis, development of Clinical Briefs and Accommodation Schedule.

NHS Lothian – Royal Edinburgh Hospital Phase 2b, Mental Health hospital

Healthcare planning support to develop clinical brief and schedule of accommodation for Mental Health Rehab and Mental Health Low secure services.


Healthcare planning support for the development of a National Treatment Centre for NHS Tayside in Perth, including demand and capacity analysis, development of Clinical Output Specifications and SoA.

Ongoing support for design development and Outline Business Case development.

NHS Lothian – Ophthalmology Strategy

Whole system review of current and proposed ophthalmic pathways across outpatients and admitted patient activity.  Identifying the key dependencies across all elements of hospital eyecare taking into account new models of care and service delivery.

NHS Forth Valley – Falkirk Masterplan

Develop Community Hospital site masterplan, support development of service options, clinical briefing and schedule of accommodation. Developing Strategic Assessment.

NHS Grampian – Elective Care Centre

Healthcare planning support, including strategic services review and prioritisation, development of clinical output specifications and schedule of accommodation for the elective care centre.

NHS Grampian – Baird Family Hospital & ANCHOR Projects

Healthcare planning support for ANCHOR Cancer centre and Baird family hospital, including development of clinical output specifications and schedule of accommodation.

Nhs Highland Lochaber Redesign project

Support for the development of an RGH clinical model for NHS Highland. Development of Initial Agreement strategic case and support for Economic Case for the Lochaber Redesign project.

HSC Moray

Capacity and demand modelling with scenario planning across community and acute hospitals in Moray. Support for the development of an Initial Agreement for a Health centre supporting primary and community health and care services in Keith and wider Speyside.

Contact us to learn more about these as they develop.


A selection of our project case studies is available below, contact us to learn more about these projects:

NHS Borders Primary Care Services review

NHS Ayrshire and Arran – Caring for Ayrshire PIA development

South East Wales Oncology Service

East Lothian Health & Social Care Partnership – Service Capacity & Demand planning

NHS Forth Valley Whole System Capacity Planning

NHS Lothian – Royal Edinburgh Hospital Phase 2a, Mental Health hospital

West of Scotland Regional Planning Programme

NHS Forth Valley “Set Aside” service review

NHS Lanarkshire Waiting Times Improvement Plan – Acute service provision

Redevelopment of Mountainhall Treatment Centre – Outpatient/ Ambulatory services

NHS Forth Valley Strategic Services Review

Dumfries & Galloway Royal Infirmary – District General Hospital

NHS Orkney New Hospital and Healthcare – Island District General Hospital

Queen Elizabeth University Hospital – Large Acute Hospital

Emergency Care Centre, NHS Grampian

Gartnavel Royal Hospital PFI

Ayrshire Maternity Unit

NHS Grampian Strategic Services Review

NHS Grampian Health and Community Care Village


Over the last 24 years, B+A has built an extensive portfolio of experience across the health and social care spectrum. Please contact us to discuss your requirements and our experience in any of the areas listed below:

Projects by type:

  • Acute Services
  • Ambulatory Care and Outpatients
  • Cancer Services
  • Children’s Hospitals
  • Maternity Hospitals
  • Community Hospitals
  • District General Hospitals
  • Elective care
  • Emergency Care
  • Mental Health Services
  • Primary Care
  • System-wide services