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

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

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

Funding and business case proposition

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 [...]

Patient Meals

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

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 [...]

Statement from the Treasury Minister on hospital funding – 23 May 2017 : in the States Assembly

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 [...]

Islanders encouraged to attend Future Hospital open event

People living near the General Hospital and other interested Islanders are being invited to an open event about an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) of the Future Hospital. The open exhibition will take place at Church House, St Helier on Thursday 18 and Friday 19 May, with staggered opening times allowing those wishing to attend to [...]

Relocating services to create the site for the Future Hospital

 Author: David Ahier A key part of the plan to construct the Future Hospital on the current site is the need to build on areas occupied by Peter Crill House, which mainly functions as an area for administration and education, and the Gwyneth Huelin Wing, which is for outpatients. In preparation for the demolition and [...]

Funding proposal for new hospital

Jersey needs a new hospital that can provide the high quality care Islanders need as health costs rise and the population ages. The current building has developed piecemeal over many decades and its physical condition, as assessed in an independent survey, is rapidly becoming inadequate. After extensive consideration of possible sites the Council of Ministers [...]

Ministers welcome Concerto report

Senator Andrew Green, Minister for Health and Social Services, has welcomed the assurance report written by Concerto, advisors to the Future Hospital Scrutiny Sub-Panel, and published today. “After intensive and in-depth conversations between members of the Project Team and the report’s authors, the ensuing report is a constructive document which shows how we can work [...]