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New hospital for Hythe gains planning permission

Plans to transform Hythe and Dibden War Memorial Hospital have been approved by New Forest District Council. The multimillion pound plan involves a new hospital for Hythe and Dibden on the site of the current hospital, and the new facility would continue to provide a wide range of services for the local community. The decision has been welcomed by both West Hampshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and NHS Property Services.…

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£3million fit-out underway on the new Orpington Health and Wellbeing Centre

Work on a £3million fit-out programme is well underway at the new Orpington Health and Wellbeing Centre. The continuing progress means patients are coming closer to receiving treatment in a high quality local centre once services move in next year. The centre will house a GP surgery – the Knoll Medical Practice, which is relocating from their existing premises nearby – and a range of community health and wellbeing services,…

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NHS Property Services welcomes two new Non-Executive Directors

NHS Property Services has appointed two new Non-Executive Directors. Jane Kennedy, former Chief Operating Officer and HR Director of Just Group and Partnership Assurance Services, and David Godden, former Chief Operating Officer at LandSecuritiesTrillum and Group Client Director at Telereal Trillium,  join the board today, 26 July 2018. Jane Kennedy brings a wealth of experience leading high-performing operational divisions in the financial services sector. Her experience includes a wide range…

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Council to temporarily run Aldershot Centre for Health car park

A pay and display parking service is being introduced on a temporary basis at Aldershot Centre for Health from 3 August 2018. Rushmoor Borough Council has stepped in to provide the pay and display system on an interim basis until NHS Property Services (NHSPS), which manages the health centre site, appoints a new permanent parking contractor. Until 3 August, patients must continue to use the existing Smart Parking camera-based system…

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Cycle challenge raises thousands of pounds for carers charity

A team of NHS Property Services colleagues from across England cycled over 250 miles from London to Stockport to raise thousands of pounds for Carers Trust. Thirty cyclists and eight support crew members from the property services company set off from the Guildhall in London on Friday, 13 July, stopping off via NHS sites in Leicester and Sheffield, and rode on through the challenging terrain of the Peak District before…

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Former home of ‘Yorkshire Relish’ marketed to raise funds for reinvestment in NHS

A Victorian building that was once home to the manufacturer of “the celebrated Yorkshire Relish” is being sold to raise money for reinvestment in the NHS. Leafield House, on King Lane near the Leeds Outer Ring Road in Moortown, is being sold as a redevelopment opportunity by national commercial property consultancy Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH) on behalf of owners NHS Property Services. The four-storey building was most recently used as…

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Fire safety work complete at Devon hospital

Inpatients at a Devon hospital have been returned to their normal ward after NHS Property Services successfully completed a fire safety improvement project. From 21 May 2018, beds in Exmouth Hospital’s Doris Heard Ward were temporarily moved to the vacant Geoffrey Willoughby Ward while a £50,000 project to safely remove asbestos and improve fire resistance took place. The project, which also included a deep clean and air testing, was completed…

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Sale of surplus hospital raises £1.35m for NHS after services move to new facility

NHS Property Services has completed the sale of the former Market Harborough District Hospital for £1.35million. The property, on Coventry Road, has been sold to Sterling Rose Care who intend to develop the site into a care home. Clinical services moved out of the hospital in March 2017 after the opening of the nearby £7.5 million St Luke’s Treatment Centre in Market Harborough. Proceeds from the sale of the site…

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Surplus site set for new lease of life after sale yields £2.2m for NHS

A former health facility is set to be given a new lease of life after it was sold to a specialist care provider. NHS Property Services has completed the sale of White Horse View in Easingwold, North Yorkshire, to Hesley Group. Hesley Group is a provider with over 40 years’ experience in supporting young people and adults with autism and other complex needs. Proceeds from the £2.2million sale will now…

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Former hospital site sold to generate funds for reinvestment in the NHS

NHS Property Services has completed the sale of a former hospital in Wiltshire for £2.475million. The former Westbury Hospital, off The Butts, ceased operation following the opening of the nearby White Horse Medical Centre, and has been sold to Wiltshire-based SME housebuilder Backhouse. The site was declared surplus to the needs of the NHS and the role of NHS Property Services (NHSPS) was to dispose of the property to generate…

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