Foleshill Health Centre in Coventry, the UK’s greenest health building, is taking shape fast. Built with specially designed Portakabin modules using Passivhaus technology, Foleshill will have an air source heat pump, no fossil fuels used on-site and has photovoltaic (solar) panels to generate some of the energy for the GP surgery.
Staff and patients at Portway Lifestyle Centre, in Oldbury, West Midlands have celebrated the milestone of giving 20,000 first doses of the Covid-19 vaccination. The building, which was set up as a coronavirus vaccination centre in December, is run by Sandwell Leisure Trust. It was selected as it was a suitable large venue, with strong links to local GP practices and Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust.
The Darnall Primary Care Centre (PCC) in Sheffield will soon be the new home for the York Rd branch of Baslow Road, Shoreham St & York Rd Surgeries (BSY), following partnership work led by Community Health Partnerships to improve the use of the building. The work costing £170k began on 1 March and will be complete in late April 2021.
The Mayor of Bromley, embarked on a tour of GP-led vaccination centres across the Borough. Cllr Gray visited and volunteered at Beckenham Beacon on Wed 24 February 2021. Certificates of thanks were presented to staff representatives at the Beckenham Beacon vaccination site including CHP staff. Her visit was programmed to avoid interrupting the vital work of both staff and volunteers. Cllr Gray was given a tour of the GP surgery and vaccination areas.
Colchester Primary Care Centre (PCC) assisted East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust (ESNEFT) as one of 35 sites across the UK used for the Novavax Covid-19 vaccine clinical trial during 2020. The clinical trial data has shown the Novavax Covid-19 vaccine...
The refurbishment of two x-ray rooms at the Beckenham Beacon have recently been completed and are now up and running.
CHP have worked with Sheffield arts charity, Ignite Imaginations, to place two community art installations ‘Cognitive’ and ‘Nexus and Connections’ in primary care buildings as part of their ‘Art at the Heart’ project. Artists worked with local communities to translate their thoughts, feelings and experiences of the Covid-19 pandemic into four striking art installations displayed across the city from December 2020.
CHP is actively helping the NHS by supporting the set up of Covid vaccination centres across the country. We have worked to set up more than 100 sites (10 March).
CHP has supported the setting up of a major Covid vaccination site in Manchester.
The site, in the Vallance Centre in Brunswick near to Manchester city centre, administered 1063 vaccines between 11-15 Jan 2021. Often they are administering more than 500 in one day. The site has ‘thank you boards’ with many positive comments and good wishes for the vaccine centre teams.
Gardens around our health care centres not only make the area look nice but can help to brighten the environment for patients and staff. But sometimes they can become a haven for people to discard their rubbish, and even drug taking paraphernalia. However, an...
Providing additional clinical space and improved staff areas at Stourbridge Health and Social Care Centre
Work has been completed at Stourbridge Health and Social Care Centre to provide additional clinical facilities and increase patient capacity. The Three Villages GP Practice which is one of the building’s tenants, has a large patient list of around 15,000 people and...
North West LIFT Company partners with charity to provide Christmas cheer to people accessing social care support services
Renova Developments, one of CHP’s key partners in LIFT developments in the North West, donated £2,000 to Community Integrated Care, a national social care charity, to buy Christmas gifts for people who access care and support services.