Work on plans to redevelop Jersey's General Hospital on the current and adjacent sites has been halted. The Council of Ministers is supporting a position to overturn a previous States Assembly decision to build the Future Hospital at Gloucester Street and nearby sites. It follows a recent decision by the Minister for the Environment to [...]
Jersey’s Ministers for Health and Infrastructure say they remain committed to delivering a new hospital for Jersey and welcome the independent inspector’s conclusion that the case for the new hospital is compelling. The full response can be located here. You can read the decision from the Minister for the Environment here.
Gloucester Street A revised planning application for Jersey’s new hospital has been submitted. The revised scheme incorporates 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. Key features of [...]
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.
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, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
The Health and Social Services and Infrastructure Departments have challenged a number of the conclusions arising from the report produced by Concerto for the Future Hospital Scrutiny Sub-Panel. Suggestions about the lack of an integrated strategy for the future of health and social care in Jersey have been rebutted; the two Departments have also stressed [...]