Royal Hospital for Sick Children and Department of Clinical Neurosciences
Construction of the £150m building started in February 2015. Linking to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh via child and adult emergency departments, the new six floor building will provide many benefits, including:
First-class healthcare in modern facilities that meet national guidelines
233 beds with more than 60 per cent in single, ensuite rooms 10 theatres and 10 wards, including a paediatric critical care unit and day care facilities
Co-location of services, reducing the need for emergency transfers between hospitals
A helipad on the roof with direct access to child and adult emergency departments
Modern imaging equipmentChildren and adolescents suffering from physical and mental health problems will benefit from the immediate availability of both specialties
Strengthening research and education within the Edinburgh Bioquarter
A family hotel with 26 bedrooms
An atrium with a shop, café and stunning skylight linking both entrance ways WiFi for patients.
Presentation and Site Visit
Visitors will receive a presentation about the RHSC & DCN project from the Construction Managers. This will include information on the project, the challenges faced, how we approach the build and an opportunity for questions.
There will then be a guided tour of the site through the various zones to show the different stages of the project.
|Address||Multiplex Construction Europe Ltd
RHSC & DCN Project Office
Little France Crescent
The RHSC & DCN Project Office is located on the site of the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh. Travel directions are outlined below:
BY CARFROM THE WEST – M8
Head northeast on M8
At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto the A71/A720 ramp to Edinburgh West/City Centre
Keep right, follow signs for A720/City Bypass South and merge onto A720
At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Old Dalkeith Rd/A7 heading to Danderhall/City Centre
At the roundabout, take the 1st exit and stay on Old Dalkeith Rd/A7
Continue on Old Dalkeith Rd/A7. Drive to Little France Cres in Edinburgh
Turn right onto Little France Crescent
ARRIVING AT SITE
Please report to the security guard at the main gate and then make your way to Multiplex Reception.
Parking is limited and must be booked in advance.
Secure parking is in Car Park E opposite the entrance to site on Little France Crescent.
|Length of Visit||1 and Half Hours|
|Maximum Group Size||15|
|Register by||17 Mar 2017|
All visitors must be 16 and over
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