We are pleased to announce that the significant 96 bed ward expansion project to the University Hospital of Limerick campus has now received all statutory permissions. The O’Connell Mahon and Kevin Jackson architects team are very proud of this milestone and have commenced preparation of the tender documentation, looking forward to construction on site in due course.
The last section of the Level 6 Slab of the iconic curved Ward Block of the New Children’s Hospital was poured on the 5th March 2021. This is the final clinical floor level of the hospital. Construction of the Level 7 Plantroom Slab has commenced and is due for completion by the end of March. This will mark a very significant milestone for the project which currently has over 1200 personnel working on site.
Bon Secours Care Village Cork Expansion project, completed in 2019, is one of only two Irish projects chosen as case studies show-casing architecture that is not only designed to support people living with dementia but to do so in a way that enhances their wellbeing and quality of life.
The World Alzheimer Report link https://www.alz.co.uk/research/world-report-2020
More on the Bon Secours Care Village Cork https://www.oconnellmahon.ie/portfolio/bon-secours-care-village-expansion/
The new National Rehabilitation Hospital (NRH), Dun Laoghaire, was completed in April 2020 and is now opened for patient use.
The project is unique in that it is the first purpose designed rehabilitation facility in the country and represents a step change in the provision of complex rehabilitation services. The design was developed following intensive research in international best practice in rehabilitation, and represents the most current thinking in rehabilitation to enable the NRH to deliver services in a new and innovative environment specifically around patients’ needs.
The current project is Phase 1 of the planned development at the NRH. Planning for Phase 2 is now underway.
The North Block Expansion project in Cork was officially opened on the 21st October by the Minister of State at the Department of Health, Jim Daly. John Sisk and Son (Holdings ltd) completed the 15000 msq facility providing additional oncology, surgical and inpatient accommodation, 4 additional operating theatres, a new 23-bed day infusion ward, a new Critical Care Unit for Bon Secours Health System, along with a Radiotherapy department as a joint venture with UPMC.
We are very pleased to announce that the Bon Secours Care Village Expansion Project, County Cork was announced as the Winner of the new Wellbeing category at the annual RIAI Architecture Awards ceremony on Friday the 7th of June 2019. The new category widens the previous Best Health Building Award to include ‘healthcare buildings from acute hospitals to primary care centres and GP surgeries as well as leisure and sport facilities designed to improve wellbeing’.
The new Sports Hall and Fitness Gym in the National Rehabilitation Hospital (NRH), Dun Laoghaire, was completed in December 2018 and opened for patient use on the 14th January 2019.
Works for the 120 bed expansion project commenced on the NRH site in August 2017 and completion of the whole project is due in November 2019. Read more
OCMA is delighted to announce that the recently completed expansion of the Bon Secours Care Village, Mount Desert, has been selected for display at the annual Cork Architectural Association ‘Geometry + Space’ Exhibition.