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    Cost model: Primary healthcare centres


    An area of growing focus for NHS investment is the improvement of primary healthcare buildings. Aecom explores how they can provide modern, fit-for-purpose care environments, giving a cost breakdown for an example fit-out

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    Cost model: Mental health facilities


    With mental ill health rising and models of care evolving, we need new facilities that fulfil modern mental healthcare requirements

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    Cost model: Primary care


    Mark Robinson of Aecom and Marc Levinson of Murphy Philipps Architects report on how primary care is at the forefront of this challenge and how construction can respond

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    Cost model: Operating theatres


    It is critical to ensure that surgical theatres are fit for purpose and appropriate for rapidly advancing medical practices

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    Cost model: Palliative care


    The demand for high quality healthcare facilities aiming to improve the quality of life of patients with serious illnesses is increasing

  • Cost model: Extra care housing

    Cost model: Extra care housing


    With a rapidy ageing population demanding high standards of both housing and care, while also imposing a rising cost on public finances, could “extra care” housing be part of the solution?

  • A private hospital department reconfigured to house a new digital theatre

    Cost model: Private healthcare


    The reforms to the NHS are likely to lead to more work for private providers - and their construction teams. Mark Robinson of Aecom highlights the main design considerations for private hospitals and breaks down the costs

  • Extra care homes in Barnet, north London, designed by PRP Architects and built by Jacksons for Sanctuary Housing Association

    Mini cost model: Extra care housing


    The number of elderly people is growing all the time and so are the accommodation options available to them. Max Wilkes of Davis Langdon breaks down the costs of ‘very sheltered’ homes

  • PRP Architects’ PFI nursing home at Tandridge Heights in Oxted, Surrey.

    Mini cost model: Nursing homes


    As people in the UK live longer, demand for residential care and nursing homes is growing – as are our expectations of the standard of living they will provide. Max Wilkes of Davis Langdon looks at how home developers and operators are rising to the challenge

  • The Forest Road Primary Care Centre in Enfield, north London, was designed by Dransfield Owens

    Cost model: Primary healthcare


    In the latest of our series of cost models for projects of less than £1m, Max Wilkes of Davis Langdon takes a look at the design considerations, funding, procurement, wider development issues and costs involved in the construction of a new-build primary healthcare centre

  • This £18m LIFT health centre by Penoyre & Prasad in Middlesex unites modern facilities and high design standards

    Cost model: LIFT healthcare schemes


    Primary healthcare is undergoing a quiet revolution, creating a network of one-stop shops. Simon Rawlinson of Davis Langdon examines the LIFT initiative and the new wave of healthcare buildings it is funding

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    Cost model: PFI hospitals


    Capital investment is pouring into the NHS and the prognosis for improved performance is good. In this month’s cost model examine the aims of the hospital programme, probe design issues, and break down the price of adding a trauma unit to an existing hospital

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    Cost model: Private hospitals


    Davis Langdon & Everest examines private hospitals

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    PFI Hospitals - Cost model, November 1996


    Progress on the private finance initiative has not matched government expectations, but it is currently the only available procurement route for large, publicly funded projects. Cost consultant Davis Langdon & Everest condusts a two-part analysis of the state of the PFI and follows this with a cost model of a ...

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    Nursing Homes - Cost model, September 1995


    The average age of Britain’s population is rising. To cope with this demographic shift, new private nursing homes are being built. In the latest in the series of cost models, QS Davis Langdon & Everest examines a £1.5m nursing home in Surrey.

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    Day Surgery Units - Cost model, June 1994


    In future, up to half of all surgical operations will be carried out in day-surgery units, the fastest-growing sector of the health care business. Davis Langdon & Everest sets out typical building costs for an NHS trust day-surgery unit, based on £1m live project in East Anglia.