Laidlaw Salford picks up North Staffordshire Hospital

Laidlaw Salford has picked up the ironmongery order for North Staffordshire Hospital worth over £200,000. The £400m "Fit for the Future project will centralise all clinical services currently delivered by three hospitals in the city of Stoke on Trent and surrounding areas into the site of the University Hospital of North Staffordshire. At a second site in north Stoke a modern community and sub-acture hospital will improve the local health provision.

There are six elements to "Fit for the Future"

A new accident and emergency department

A new diagnostic and treatment centre for non-emergency treatments and procedures requiring patient stays of less than 23 hours

A new maternity unit

A new cancer unit, incorporating oncology, haematology ant outpatient and radiotherapy services

A new cardiac services area, bringing together cardiac surgery and cardiology. The Haywood site in North Stoke will have new wards and a walk-in centre as well as a being refurbished and landscaped. "Laidlaw worked very closely with both LOR Design Team, Ryder HKS Architects and the client. Laidlaw's experience and proven track record in Health Care projects with LOR in particular made the early task of drafting a specification straightforward. Having already completed the Haywood Hospital for the same client certainly helped with regards to product suitability, and meeting specific client requirements in specialist area's with particular reference to security and fire needs".

Laidlaw's Team is for this Mike O'Brien managing site requirements, with Chris Battle appointed as Project Manager for the whole scheme - offering over 50 years of experience in this field.

Mike O'Brien - Branch Manager

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