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-11 May. 2023

Willmott Dixon Interiors revamps four rehabilitation units at St Michael’s Hospital, Warwick

Willmott Dixon Interiors has completed the latest phase of a project to modernise a mental health care facility in Warwickshire.

Our project team has upgraded four mental health rehabilitation units at St. Michael’s Hospital on behalf of Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust.

The anti-ligature refurbishment of the Hazelwood, Rowan, Willowvale and Cedarwood wards will deliver an improved experience for NHS patients and keep vulnerable people safe from harm.

The image above features the Coventry & Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust along with the wider team that has been working on the project at St Michael’s Hospital in Warwick which includes Willmott Dixon Interiors, Design Buro, Decorer, Barrie Beards, Rigfix, Hillside and Kingsway.

Works were carried out in a live hospital environment and consisted of the installation of new windows and internal doors to all wards and adaptations to power, data and access control services.

Improvements have been made to lighting, ventilation grilles, radiator covers and sanitaryware, while flooring has also been cleaned and repaired. All four buildings have been decorated throughout.

Image above: Anti-ligature works carried out at St Michael’s hospital in Warwick.

In addition, Willmott Dixon Interiors has presented NHS staff with new board games, jigsaw puzzles and a cheque for £1,000 which was raised by its site team during completion of the works.

Image above: Nabeel Javed presenting Coventry & Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust with £1,000 cheque.

The refurbishment of the four units is the latest phase of a wider project, awarded via Procurement Hub Major Project Framework, to upgrade several inpatient wards and outpatient clinics at St. Michael’s Hospital.

Phase one saw the refurbishment of Rosewood Terrace, an inpatient mental health rehabilitation unit, in early 2022. Works will shortly commence at Ferndale Ward, which is scheduled to complete in August 2023, with the final phase of the project being the refurbishment of Larches Ward which is due to be handed over early next year.

All completed phases have been delivered by a project team that includes Fulkers Bailey Russell as Quantity Surveyor and Design Buro as principal designer.

Phil Crowther, director at Willmott Dixon Interiors, said: “Our refurbishment of St. Michael’s Hospital has delivered a modern health care environment and improved experience for patients and staff alike. Anti-ligature work is highly specialised and very different from a traditional refurbishment. All works were designed with patient care and safety in mind and delivered by a highly experienced team. We are hugely grateful for the cooperation of staff at Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust who have enabled us to complete this phase of the project quickly and with minimal disruption.”

Image Above: Phil Crowther and Stuart Kerr with Coventry & Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust

Andrew Peck, Client Relationship Manager at Procurement Hub said: “We are delighted to have provided a compliant route to market for Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust. The framework provides clarity and transparency for our members. The early engagement benefits Procurement Hub members through the scope of a contract, saving time and money through the process” 

Find out more about the work at St Michael’s Hospital here.

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