A landmark decision by Jersey’s politicians has paved the way for the construction of the Island’s new General Hospital. Members of the States Assembly endorsed funding proposals and the outline business case for the project by 30 votes to 16 at the conclusion of two days of debate. The Hospital will be built on the [...]
On the eve of the funding debate for Jersey’s Future Hospital, three senior clinical representatives have written an Open Letter to States Members, urging them to support the proposition. _ Click here to view as PDF. Open Letter to All States Members Sunday 10 December, 2017 Dear States Member, You are due to [...]
The hospital catering department respond to queries about how they prepare food and their future move to St Peter in autumn 2018
Click here to view and print as PDF. Transforming patient food The General Hospital uses a ‘Cook Chill’ food operation that has been modified and rationalised since being introduced in 1987. This is an internationally-recognised system providing safe, palatable, nutritious food for patients and staff alike; around 60% of NHS trusts use this system. The [...]
Letter from Senator Andrew Green in response to concerns raised about Future Hospital from member of the public following recent Planning Inquiry, sent on 16 November, ahead of a States’ Members briefing on 17 November. Click here to view.
Jersey’s new General Hospital took a major step forward today, as the Report and Proposition to fund its construction was lodged ahead of a debate in the States Assembly in December. http://www.statesassembly.gov.je/assemblypropositions/2017/p.107-2017.pdf Ministers are proposing a mix of funding that will include borrowing up to £275 million towards the projected total cost of the project of [...]
As part of the relocation works prior to construction of the new Hospital, the area where patient meals are currently prepared will move off-site. Meals will be prepared and delivered chilled to the General Hospital and other Health and Social Services facilities where they are heated as necessary in on-site ovens. In the short-term this [...]
The outline planning application for Jersey’s new General Hospital has been submitted by the project team. The application is the latest step forward for the project, which will see a new building on a site that includes part of the existing Hospital, plus adjacent land in Kensington Place. Detail regarding the lay-out of the new [...]