Work to build a new, purpose-built audiology and ear, nose and throat (ENT) building at Kingston Hospital, is now complete.
The new, fully accessible modular building, named the Aspen Building, is located at the centre of the hospital site, and contains dedicated audiology consultation rooms, laboratory and acoustic booths, examination and procedure rooms, a dedicated voice therapy room, and additional staff and administration areas, as well as a facilities for same day fine needle aspirations to be taken and analysed.
Audiology and ENT services will shortly commence a phased relocation and from 09 May 2023, all audiology and ENT outpatient appointments at Kingston Hospital will take place in Aspen Building.
Justine Sweet, General Manager for Specialist Surgery, Specialist Outpatients and Cancer Services, and Head of Audiology at Kingston Hospital, said: “We are delighted that work to build a dedicated ENT and audiology building is now complete and we look forward to welcoming patients to this new space, in the coming weeks. The new building will enable outpatient and procedure clinics to all take place under one roof and provides an improved environment and experience for our patients and our staff.”