Health fast facts
When it comes to delivering and maintaining its hospitals, surgeries and clinics, the NHS needs to be able to work with partners who understand its aims and aspirations are and how these can be achieved better, faster and smarter.
As a top-three health contractor Kier is one of few companies to have been on the Department of Health and Social Care’s ProCure frameworks consistently for the past 15 years, working on projects from inception to occupancy.
Our dedicated team of health infrastructure experts have extensive expertise in working with the NHS and understanding its procurement frameworks, this collaborative approach has seen us deliver more than 200 projects over the last 15 years. We know that cost is always an issue, we understand the clinical side and always take the time to be fully aware of what clinical activity a facility will be used for and how it fits in with the rest of the healthcare service. We work with teams of architects and engineers with equal experience and sit on NHS Strategic boards, giving us a unique position to respond to new polices and trend.
Working in live environments
Our scope of work ranges from a £1m ward refurbishments up to a master planning strategic estates, and we have a particular expertise working in live environments. A well-planned delivery strategy is at the forefront of what we do, starting at the pre-construction phase so the clinical teams have the confidence that there will be no issues, such as loss of power, which in a hospital setting could have tragic consequences.
Innovation is fundamental to the success of our healthcare projects, it is encouraged, tracked, captured and managed through our regional healthcare hubs. We ulitise a range of modern construction methods in our design and management of health projects. Each construction design has a mandatory requirement of being managed to BIM Level 2. We also innovate in offsite build, where parts of a build are designed, planned, manufactured and pre-assembled off-site.
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Redevelopment of 25 & 37 Greenwood Place to provide a new 3,600m2 resource and community services centre run by people with disabilities, for people with disabilities. As part of Camden Council’s Community Investment Programme (CIP) it forms a hub for all services that was previously spread across the borough.
Fit-out of a new, purpose-built development in Barnsley for use by NHS Blood and Transplant as a specialist research, storage, and logistics facility for the wider NHS, replacing facilities in Sheffield and Leeds to ensure efficiencies and improve services.
Our North Middlesex University Hospital (NMUH) project was a £53.6 million re-development comprising of 5 separate projects including units for Strokes, HIV, Women’s & Children’s Services, retained estates, infrastructure and external works. We treated each unit as an individual project with its own project team.
Kier successfully delivered a programme of 23 projects across two strategic Trusts estates which included MRI, Renal, Pathology, Laminar flow Theatre, Theatre Recovery, Paediatric assessment, A & E, Wards A,B,C & D, Chemotherapy, Catering, Fire Protection Works & Orthodontics.
The redevelopment of Wexham Park Hospital Women’s Services consisted of the remodelling of the Maternity and Gynaecology Facilities. This forming brand new, state of the art facilities for Slough and the surrounding areas.
Creating a purpose-built facility for Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) and Perinatal Services. Providing support for adolescents, pregnant women, and women with a babies up to one year old who are experiencing mental health difficulties.
Developing a new build Integrated Urgent Care Centre over two storeys at Rotherham Hospital, with refurbished and extended level B areas for new Fractures, Majors, Resuscitation and RAT departments.
Construction and fit-out of a concrete-framed, two-storey PET-MRI facility at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital in Sheffield, a joint project for the University of Sheffield and Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
Refurbishment of the Royal Hallamshire Hospital’s Q Floor from ward space into four new orthopaedic theatres, recovery area, staff changing, support stores and additional ancillary areas, located on the 14th floor of the hospital
Providing class-leading medium secure mental health facilities in Liverpool, this 123 bed mental illness and learning disabilities medium secure facility was procured through P21+. It is split across eight wards with supporting accommodation, on the Maghull Health Park.
University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust appointed Kier through the P22 Framework to deliver a brand-new centre to Heartlands Hospital. The exciting project will bring world-class facilities and house a wide range of health services, caring for circa half-a-million patients each year.
Atherleigh Park has set the standard for the design of adult inpatient mental health accommodation, providing a healthy, therapeutic environment for residents that promotes their physical and mental wellbeing.
The Mitford Unit Adult Autism Unit provides high-quality accommodation for adults with autistic spectrum disorders in a calming, therapeutic and safe environment that has incorporated design best practice from around the world.
Converting the University of West England conference centre into a temporary hospital in just 20 days, providing increased capacity for the NHS following the outbreak of COVID-19.
The RAN (Radio Access Network) is the technology used in the UK to allow mobile phones to transmit and receive data and voice services. Ericsson are a leading provider of RAN access to many of the UK’s mobile networks and in 2013, we were appointed by Ericsson to maintain its RAN assets to keep the UK’s 4G and 5G networks live and operational
Our Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) iMRI project involved the construction of a three-storey building, adjacent to their existing theatres in the centre of their site, for a new iMRI suite and rehabilitation gym. The new MRI scanner was integrated into the new operating theatre to create a seamless brain imaging process during surgeries.
" The open dialogue and open book approach has been embraced fully by Kier and the Trust which has ensured that a constructive and productive relationship has been developed. The Kier team has performed well and demonstrated a good understanding of the brief and Trust requirements. "Associate Director of Capital Works Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust