Turner & Townsend appointed cost manager for new Jersey hospital

Published: 15-Dec-2020

Government pushes ahead with plans for a modern new hospital in St Helier

Turner & Townsend has been appointed by the Government of Jersey to deliver cost management services for Our Hospital Project, Jersey, which will replace the existing Jersey General Hospital with a modern facility in St Helier.

The global professional services company will provide specialist commercial advice from strategic outline business case through to the delivery of the project in December 2025, ensuring that the new hospital is able to meet the current and expected future healthcare demands for Jersey.

Led by the Our Hospital Project team, the new facility will be built on the site of Overdale Hospital in St Helier.

Once completed it will provide the people of Jersey with a world-class digitally-enabled hospital.

Commenting on the appointment, Darren Laybourn, director and global head of healthcare at Turner & Townsend, said: “The Our Hospital Project will ensure an exceptional standard of healthcare for the residents of Jersey.

“Drawing on our experience from across the sector, we are delighted to be working with the Government of Jersey, and the entire project team, to ensure that this new facility will also deliver the best-possible return on investment across its whole lifecycle.”

Neil Bullen, global head of real estate, added: “The events this year have shown that meeting global healthcare needs has never been more important.

“On Jersey’s new hospital project, our specialised health team will bring to bear the weight of our experience in delivering functional, flexible and future-proofed healthcare facilities all over the world.”

The building will be constructed by consortium, ROK FCC; incorporating UK construction firm, ROK, and Spanish company, FCC.

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