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Health Minister responds to Hospital Policy Development Board Report – 29 November 2018

December 3rd, 2018|

The Minister for Health and Community Services, Deputy Richard Renouf, has published a response to the Hospital Policy Development Board report on plans for a new hospital for Jersey. He disagrees with several of the Board's findings, because he says that they were not based on evidence. The full response can be located here.

Hospital Policy Development Board Report – 15 November 2018

December 3rd, 2018|

The Hospital Policy Development Board has presented its report to the Chief Minister. The Chief Minister set up the Board to review the decision to build a new hospital on the existing site. The findings and recommendations of the report will be considered by the Council of Ministers over the coming weeks. You can find [...]

Revised planning application to be submitted – 9 April 2018

April 10th, 2018|

Architect's impression of street view on Kensington Place Following a recommendation from the Future Hospital Project Board, the Political Oversight Group has approved the submission of the application for outline planning permission for the revised Future Hospital. The revised design incorporates some significant changes from the original outline plan in terms of the [...]

Pre-construction agreement moves Future Hospital forward – 19 March 2018

March 20th, 2018|

The States of Jersey has selected J3 Limited as pre-construction partner for the ongoing project to develop Jersey’s new hospital. J3 is a joint venture between leading UK building and civil engineering contractor Sir Robert McAlpine, Channel Islands construction company Garenne Construction Group, and infrastructure, support services and facilities management business FES Group. The partnership [...]

Revised hospital plans unveiled 12 March 2018

March 13th, 2018| Proposals for a revised planning application for Jersey’s new hospital have been unveiled. The revised scheme has made some significant changes to the original outline plan, answering concerns by the Independent Planning Inspector, the Environment Minister and some Islanders, about the scale of the proposed hospital and its impact on St Helier. The revisions [...]

Hospital project ready for next phase as funding plans and business case are passed

December 14th, 2017|

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 [...]

Future Hospital Update

October 31st, 2017|

Future Hospital supplement featured in the Jersey Evening Post (30th October 2017)

Funding and business case proposition

October 31st, 2017|

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. Ministers are proposing a mix of funding that will include borrowing up to £275 million towards the projected total cost of the project of [...]

Patient Meals

October 25th, 2017|

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 [...]

Outline planning application for new General Hospital

June 29th, 2017|

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 [...]