Health hub is a first – NHS care projects

The Woodside Fountain Health Centre.

HUB North Scotland Ltd has reached financial close on three primary care projects for NHS Grampian and NHS Highland. With a construction value of £13.2m they mark the fifth project to reach financial close from the north territory pipeline.

The projects being developed in Woodside, Forres and Tain have been brought together under a single project agreement for both health boards and become the first collaboratively procured design, build, fund and maintain project to be delivered through Hub North for the health service.
Forres Health and Care Centre and Woodside Fountain Health Centre in Aberdeen will be for NHS Grampian and Tain Health Centre for NHS Highland.
Angus Macfarlane, the hub’s chief executive, said: “This is a significant milestone for Hub North Scotland as it marks the first collaborative design, build, fund and maintain project for the NHS, maximising the delivery of value for money and increasing efficiencies through joint procurement.
“Bringing together the requirements of each project and delivering them for two health boards under one contract demonstrates the capabilities of the hub process.”
Miller Construction has been appointed main contractor for the trio of projects and expects completion in April next year.

Image – The Woodside Fountain Health Centre.