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Midland Met delays to cost more than £400mSubscription
The NHS trust responsible for the Midland Metropolitan Hospital has admitted the project could cost an extra £400m, with the scheme’s opening delayed until 2022.
A subsidiary of Rydon has launched legal action against a north London NHS trust after it pulled out of a £300m strategic partnership contract.
The NHS trust managing the Royal Liverpool Hospital has said the scheme is expected to open by the end of 2020.
The government has announced the “highest sustained level” of infrastructure spending in 40 years as it outlined £600bn of projects for coming decade.
Laing O’Rourke has been officially appointed as management contractor on Carillion’s Royal Liverpool Hospital job, the NHS trust has confirmed.
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Leeds General Infirmary is getting a precision-engineered extension that is being constructed just yards from life-saving surgeries.
Last July, just weeks after the Grenfell fire tragedy, the government launched its Building Safety Programme.
Overseeing the Royal Free Hospital’s A&E refurbishment has required Mace to co-ordinate closely with staff as work takes place yards from open heart surgeries.
Britain doesn’t do a good job of caring for those who struggle with their mental health – in fact, we do a good job of making their lives worse.
Winners revealed for £560m NHS Wales frameworksSubscription
Skanska ‘should pay’ hospital cladding billSubscription