Organisation: NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde
Hospital: Inverclyde Royal Hospital
Project: Theatre & Ventilation Systems Upgrade
Value: £2 million
In this project, we upgraded the vital ventilation system within Theatre areas, which had been in a severe state of decay for years.
Major issues existed within areas such as:
Some of the works included the upgrade of cabinetry, lighting and flooring which had to be replaced when venilation works and canopies were installed.
The main issue was that funds were restrictive to enable a full upgrade to happen within the Theatre areas. This meant that we had to work around existing infrastructure problems where some previous installations were failing, being 35 years old in some cases. We utilised existing installations and worked around issues such as:
The careful and delicate co-ordination with the following members was essential:
Additionally, careful consideration had to be given to noise restrictions while working so close to active Theatre areas. Access was also difficult and fire escape strategy had to me managed throughout.