Planning is underway to build a new intensive care unit (ICU) within Kingston Hospital. Outcomes for patients cared for in Kington Hospital’s intensive care unit are nationally recognised and the Trust has received agreement in principle to build a new facility on site, which will further improve the quality of the environment for patients, their families and staff working in the unit, as well as increasing the number of ICU beds.
The new building, which we hope to locate in the centre of the Kingston Hospital site, will comprise of four levels incorporating the intensive care unit, as well as car parking on the ground floor and additional space that can be adapted for future use.
The development is aligned with our long-term estates plan and clinical priorities for Kingston Hospital, as well as broader South West London strategies. Subject to the approval of a business case by NHSE, a 16-month construction programme is expected to begin on site in early 2024.
We are currently working on plans with our construction partner, Mace Willmott Dixon, and would like to involve staff, patients and their families, and local people in our planning, to ensure we get it right.
We will be holding an online engagement event on Thursday 20 April (6pm – 7pm) which is open to all. There will be an opportunity to hear about our planning, view initial designs for the new building and hear from hospital staff and designers about the benefits of the project. There will also be an opportunity to provide feedback and to have your say. Click here to join the meeting
In addition, we will be running two face-to-face consultation sessions on Thursday 25 May in Kingston Hospital’s Education Centre (Level 5, Kingston Surgical Centre) at 12pm and 6.30pm.
If you would like to attend the consultation events on Thursday 25 May, please email email@example.com.