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Tunbridge Wells Hospital Turns Office Space into New Ward

Tunbridge Wells Hospital Fit out

Willmott Dixon Interiors have been appointed to convert the hospital’s chief executive’s office space into a 38 bed ward.

ITV Meridian interviewed Glenn Douglas, Chief Executive of Tunbridge Wells, about the reasons behind the conversion as originally the hospitals major selling point when built was that each patient would have their own room.

Glenn Douglas, Chief Executive of Tunbridge Wells hospital, with colleagues. Source: ITV Meridian
Glenn Douglas, Chief Executive of Tunbridge Wells hospital, with colleagues. Source: ITV Meridian

Glenn Douglas said: We’re not compromising the basic tenet of having all single rooms for our inpatient wards. What this does is give us an assessment area which is in a bayed and single room environment, a combination of the two, which gives us much more flexibility over use.

What it does is free up a single room ward to be used for more inpatient capacity elsewhere in the hospital.

Read the full interview on ITV News here

 

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