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 [...]
We would like to clarify that while the Council of Ministers has not yet confirmed how they intend to fund the hospital, there remains a commitment to bring a funding solution to the States Assembly, and to continue with the project to build on the chosen site. The project is still very much moving forward, [...]
The Council of Ministers remains fully committed to the delivery of a modern, new hospital to meet the needs of our community for the future. However, we have to get the timing and level of borrowing right for this important project, so following discussion with the Chief Minister and other members of the Council of [...]
Issue date: May 2017 An open exhibition about an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) of the Future Hospital took place at Church House, St Helier on Thursday 18th and Friday 19th May 2017. Planning regulations require an EIA to be undertaken on proposed large-scale developments. This is to assess the potential effect on the surrounding area while [...]