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Phase 2

Phase 2 is due to start in 2024 and will take up to four years to complete. It will involve a large extension being built out from the current main entrance. Alongside this new build will be significant refurbishment work of existing internal spaces to update facilities and rearrange the overall layout to create the best adjacencies between departments.

To that end, a focal part of Phase 2 will be a new main entrance with an interior atrium spanning all three levels, making it a lot easier for people to visualise the different parts of the hospital and find their way around. This image gives an indication of what it might look like:

Phase 2 atrium

Phase 2 will deliver a number of benefits

Please use the drop downs below to find out more. Additional images on this page are indicative of what some of the new facilities might look like.

  • Maternity/Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

    • Purpose built from scratch, enabling significantly improved designs for these women and children's facilities, including flexibility to support future demand and services
    • Adjacent to the new theatre block to support swift transfer for emergency sections
    • All single rooms with facilities for partners to stay to improve birth experience
    • Outpatient facility for minor procedures
    • Maternity
  • Paediatrics

    • A new facility will support all ages and conditions with privacy and allows family to stay
    • All single rooms, with computerised tech appropriate to age of occupant
    • Front of new ward will have outpatient facility to reduce stress for minor procedures
    • NICU will be more appropriately sized  - currently it's cramped and doesn't meet regulations)
  • Theatres

    • A more efficient unit with increased capacity
    • Facilitates future expansion to eight theatres (to reduce off-island surgery - and possible robotics surgery)
    • Operating theatre
  • Admissions and Discharge Unit

    • A new facility to help alleviate pressure on beds
    • Admissions
  • Private ward

    • A new purpose built 23-bed unit
    • An appealing facility with own outside entrance akin to UK private hospitals, to help encourage more private patient journeys, including supporting potential health tourism
    • Private ward
  • Ambulatory Care

    • Adjacent to the new main entrance, this new unit will provide 'hot desk' clinical space, enabling the centralisation of all out-patient clinics
    • Departments throughout the hospital will operate services from this space
    • Ambulatory care
  • Breast screening

    • A new purpose-built facility will support pre-operative procedures
  • Emergency Department

    • Separate entrances and areas for major and minor medical cases
    • Single rooms, overnight decision unit preventing unnecessary admissions
    • Suitable facilities for vulnerable adults. Direct link to CCU
  • Fracture clinic

    • Adjoining the Emergency Department and with closer proximity to radiology
  • Orthopaedics

    • A modern facility with adequate space, separating elective and trauma to prevent infections and reduce stays in hospital
    • Onsite physio gym to aid rehabilitation







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