The benefits of integrating healthcare services into larger public services schemes
We’re pleased to confirm that the final business case for the Western Way development has been approved with unanimous support from West Suffolk Council.
The £143.7m scheme will see the consolidation of Bury St Edmunds' public services, creating one centralised 'public services village'. The work was procured via Scape Group's Built Environment Consultancy Services Framework.
Integrating healthcare services into a larger public services scheme has been described as 'ground-breaking' and is considered to be a forward-thinking and innovative approach to design.
It has huge benefits, not just in terms of ease of accessibility for residents, but also financially in the long term. By replacing the outdated buildings with the proposed hub, taxpayers are likely to save around £15m over the next 30 years.
With a holistic approach to healthcare design, we are now delivering facilities that are better placed to serve the community and improve end users' experiences.
We will be at The Institute of Healthcare Engineering and Estate Management Healthcare Estates Conference in Manchester this week, discussing integrated healthcare facilities, how we can help with NHS projects and what's next for the healthcare sector.
We’re looking forward to seeing you there!