A new £30M facility to provide 74 acute mental health beds, including 6 psychiatric intensive care beds to replace the current inpatient provision for greater Belfast.
GRAHAM BAM Healthcare Partnership will construct a collection of units, arranged around a cloistered garden with communal and staff areas. Design aspects consider colours, lighting, materials, furniture, fixtures and fittings to ensure that the environment helps patients and their families towards recovery in a specially designed therapeutic environment.
The modern facility will support the development of the Belfast Trust’s Acute Mental Health service and will offer high standards of treatment and evidence-based interventions for service users experiencing an acute phase of mental illness.
Works undertaken within a busy hospital complex and adjacent to ward blocks, theatres, ambulatory routes, staff, patient and public access routes
Working in conjunction with the client's estates team to understand the ongoing operational needs of the hospital
Implementation of rigorous noise/dust attenuation measures, stringent aspergillus control, comprehensive traffic management and disruption management plans
Registered with The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds ‘Pledge for Nature’ campaign, to help protect and enhance urban biodiversity