UK hospitals addressing structural issues

November 21, 2019

Hospitals are taking action to address structural concerns about seven buildings across England, according to an article on the BBC website.

The affected hospitals are: West Suffolk, Hinchingbrooke in Cambridgeshire, James Paget and Queen Elizabeth in Norfolk, Airedale in West Yorkshire, Leighton in Cheshire and Frimley Park in Surrey.

According to a 2018 board report, "ongoing structural issues", including corrosion, cracks and rust, were already identified at West Suffolk Hospital, built in 1973.

The hospital said it was carrying out "enhanced surveillance".

Rad the article.

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