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International Award for New Stobhill Hospital

June 11, 2010 10:50 AM

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The multi-award winning New Stobhill Hospital has won international recognition and been awarded best Health Project under 40,000 square metres in 2010.

The hospital was judged by industry and academic professionals from submissions to the 2010 Design & Health International Academy Awards and was announced winner in Canada earlier this week after beating off stiff competition from entries around the world.

The hospital has won a magnificent nine awards since its opening in 2009 including the Roses Design Award 2009 for ‘Best Public Building’ and ‘Architecture Grand Prix’ (Best New Building Outside London); the Building Better Healthcare Award 2009 for ‘Best Designed Hospital’; a Civic Trust Award 2009 Commendation and the Glasgow Institute of Architects ‘Best Healthcare Building’ Award 2009.

Margaret Campbell, Commissioning Manger for the new hospital, said: “The hospital really speaks for itself and everyone involved in the design, construction and commission teams are delighted that the design of the new hospital has achieved so many awards.

“This one is particularly pleasing as the hospital has been recognised for its design on the international stage.”

The new hospital treats around 400,000 patients and in addition to outpatient clinics, day surgery and diagnostic services, provides specialist services such as cardiology, renal dialysis and gynaecology.

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