Latest works to Emergency Village

Last week’s progress to the #BTHEVandCC Emergency Village and Critical Care Scheme build included: Works to levels 1 and 2, this includes Mechanical and Electrical First Fix and Wiring, Partition Second Fix and Spray Plastering. In addition to this, work to the Roofing and Plantroom continued and is showing outstanding levels of progress. This included works to […]

Roofing underway

The roofing works are now well underway and today’s crane has been assisting with the installation of the new plantroom roof.

Notice of works outside Blackpool Victoria Hospitals’ Emergency Department

As part of the Emergency Village scheme, a project managed by Atlas BFW Management on behalf of its client, Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, the contractors IHP will be undertaking remedial and refurbishment works to the external area at the front of Blackpool Victoria Hospital’s Emergency Department (ED) and the Minors ramp. These works […]

Fire protection works

The #BTHEVandCC Emergency Village and Critical Care scheme build continues. This week’s build update from our construction partners, Integrated Health Projects (IHP) sees fire protection works to the steel frame continuing and roofing works starting.

Same Day Emergency Care (SDEC) Summit

The Emergency Village team held a summit this week to discuss a variety of topics ahead of the new Same Day Emergency Care (SDEC) currently being built and due to open in August 2022. Held at the Village Hotel, guests and speakers came from across the Trust and across the country with the NHS England […]

Concrete slabs poured

Here is the latest update from construction partners, Integrated Health Projects (IPH) VINCI Construction UK: The concrete slab pours completed and steel column fire protection works progressed. 

Construction work at BTH Victoria Hospital

SDEC finds new home

Same Day Emergency Care (SDEC) opened yesterday from its new home in the modular building on Whinpark car park 2, near the Emergency Department. Under the NHS Long Term Plan, all hospitals with a Type 1 ED will provide Same Day Emergency Care for medical and surgical services for a minimum of 12 hours a […]

Implementing Same Day Emergency Care: The interim moves

Under the NHS Long Term Plan, all hospitals with a Type 1 Emergency Department like Blackpool Victoria Hospital, will provide Same Day Emergency Care for medical and surgical services for a minimum of 12 hours a day, seven days a week, ideally operating during peak demand times. Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust will meet […]

Emergency Village construction works

Piling mat nearing completion

Building works continues on the site of the new Critical Care/SDEC building with the piling mat nearing completion. The next step will involve a piling rig.

Architect's plan of the new SDEC

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals win full business case approval for new Emergency Village

Architect’s plan of the new SDEC (Same Day Emergency Care) Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre residents are guaranteed to benefit from enhanced emergency and critical care development thanks to agreed funding from NHS England and NHS Improvement. The Emergency Village and Critical Care development, based at Blackpool Victoria Hospital, will benefit from £13million towards the scheme […]