Heartlands Hospital

Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust

Category: Healthcare — Contractor: Interserve — Year of completion: 2013

Project Value: £8m

WorkSpace was selected by the main contractor, Interserve, to manufacture and install the laboratory fitted work surfaces, cabinets and shelving within this new £8m pathology unit at Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham. This package included the design and manufacture of custom lab benching, support frames and service ducts. The new facility also provides specialist testing across the region for diseases such as Tuberculosis, cervical cancer, HPV, chlamydia and MRSA. Lord Carter of Coles and Trust Chairman, Lord Philip Hunt unveiled a plaque to mark the occassion.

I am delighted to be here for the opening of this new pathology laboratory at HEFT. Really all the components of a good pathology service are in place. This facility provides the best equipment and people to deliver services in an efficient manner – it shows what can be done.

— Lord Patrick Carter of Coles