Integration& Collaboration: South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Constructing Excellence

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is the largest trust in the Tees Valley, providing acute and community services. The NHS is experiencing increasing challenges and considerable change; our integrated team have provided innovative solutions and resources over the past 12 years to deal with many challenges, including:
– Funding issues, £15.9m of savings required in order for the Trust to achieve its financial plan last year, and income remains reliant on achieving quality KPI’s
– Providing a safe working environment for over 9000 employees over 6 sites
– Upgrading a diverse ageing estate that requires ongoing maintenance to ensure compliancy
– Ensuring high levels of care for a Trust that has over 1.5 million patient contacts a year and is a Major Trauma, Regional Cancer and a Tertiary Centre
– Delivering a diverse mixture of projects from minor to major works, new build to works on listed buildings, with projects ranging from £100 to £20m
– Providing the best patient experience, maintaining critical services 24/7 and access to bed space
– Delivering works within a live acute health environment
– Finding solutions for decanting, poor access on complex landlocked sites with restricted parking
– Dealing with multiple and diverse stakeholders and specialist suppliers
– Responding quickly when funding streams become available
– Working within residential areas with noise restrictions
– Addressing Care Quality Commission findings and Francis Report recommendations
– Dealing with the unknown, including mitigating the threat of asbestos