In January 2016, it was agreed there would be a period of public engagement to consider the sites that had been shortlisted for Jersey’s Future Hospital. During the ensuing engagement period, the decision was made to remove People’s Park from consideration when it became apparent that this was not acceptable to the public, or to the majority of the States Assembly.

After a careful assessment of all remaining options, a decision has now been made on a site choice, which is a development of the existing General Hospital site.

This location is being recommended because:

  1. We are able to achieve an excellent quality hospital
  1. It can be delivered quickly (8 years in a single main construction phase)
  1. It will continue to be accessible to patients, visitors and staff
  1. It should be affordable and similar in cost to new build or new site alternatives
  1. It is more acceptable to the Parish of St Helier, Planning and Transport Authority and most States Members
  1. It is not as disruptive to existing services as previous schemes
  2. It builds on the context and traditions of the current General Hospital
  3. It creates the possibility of a ‘health campus’, integrating health, social care and education in one location

Key Benefits:

  • The new hospital can be constructed in a single main construction phase – this enables a faster and more efficient build
  • The main construction phase is adjacent to, but offsite to the operational hospital – disturbance during the main build phase can therefore be minimised
  • The hospital can be constructed at a cost similar to a new build / new site options
  • An entirely new build hospital will enable a high quality clinical environment supporting modern safety standards
  • The new hospital will create an ideal healing environment for patients and their carers


Massing Options (Jun 2016)

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Future Hospital drop-in posters (summer 2016)

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Examples of modern hospitals from around the world

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