Queen Elizabeth University Hospital

Client: NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde
Role: Healthcare Planning Advisor
Approximate Value: £847m
Location: Glasgow
Dates: September 2008 – January 2010

Queen Elizabeth University Hospital


B+A were engaged by NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde to provide healthcare planning services as part of the project Technical Advisor Team. At the time of construction, this multi-faceted project was the largest NHS construction project in the UK and incorporates 1,109 acute adult beds and 250 specialist tertiary care paediatric care beds as a replacement for the renowned Yorkhill Children’s Hospital. The Children’s Hospital also included planning for a tertiary care blood disorder and cancer service.

As Healthcare Planning Advisors, B+A reviewed current and projected future activity data in the context of re-designed models of care for this 1800+ bed facility, supported the development of a strategic site master-plan and generated detailed schedules of accommodation that are efficient and fit for purpose yet capable of delivering future flexibility and expansion within a physically constrained site. B+A also supported the development of clinical briefing documentation and key elements of the business case.

qeuhquoteThis project provided a pilot for the Competitive Dialogue process which is now well established in large hospital projects. Iain acted as the lead for the evaluation of the clinical design through competitive dialogue supporting the internal team in evaluation and delivering the feedback to bidders. Her Majesty The Queen officially opened the hospitals on 3rd July 2015.

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