East Lothian Community Hospital to proceed
March 10 2016purpose-built community hospital at Roodlands, Haddington, enabling a number of clinical services to be reintroduced to the county.
East Lothian Health and Social Care Partnership’s, chief officer, David Small, said: “These plans will see a purpose-built hospital developed, helping improve the quality of care for people in East Lothian.
Finished in render and vertical Equitone (linea) cladding the project has been designed from the ‘inside out’ to maximise connections between internal therapeutic environments and outside spaces.
“It will also bring a significant number of services back to the county, so that people can be treated closer to their homes and in their community.
An outline business case for the Keppie designed project will be submitted to the Scottish government for approval later in 2016 with the new hospital expected to open by 2020.
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