The submission completed for
Jarvis Projects included the preparation of a development
control plan and designs for a new block housing surgical
and gynaecological wards, physiotherapy, an education and
training centre, catering, staff dining and facility management.
The wards formed the major component of the new build development.
Different options were developed for the wards for evaluation
regarding their flexibility, efficient use of staff, efficient
use of space, infection control issues, and the quality
of the environment for patients. The latter took account
of daylight, views out of the windows, internal planting,
standards of privacy and dignity for patients, and the provision
of choice. The ward design options were evaluated with the