The hospital consists of 175 beds, inpatient facilities including a dedicated 30 bed ICU, 8 Operating Theatres, emergency department, rehabilitation department and a teaching centre. Sweett Group is managing the design development process, construction, commissioning, delivery and handover, whilst working with the Operator to achieve an optimal clinical and nonclinical model with an expected commencement of construction on site in the second quarter of 2013.
Ian Armstrong, Director of Project Management - Healthcare, Sweett Group, said:
"We are honoured to have been selected again by KBZF to lead and deliver another charitable healthcare project on their behalf. The KBZF Major Trauma Hospital in Sharjah is a much needed facility which will present a series of challenges. However, working in a collaborative spirit with KBZF and the appointed Operators, Consultants and Contractors Sweett Group is well positioned to manage the design, delivery and commissioning of this prestigious project to the expectations of our client KBZF, all Statutory Authorities, the people of Sharjah and the Northern Emirates."
The Sharjah hospital project is Sweett Group's third major commission on behalf of KBZF, having already supported the organisation in the delivery of the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies and H.H. Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Specialised Hospital in Casablanca, Kingdom of Morocco, currently under construction.
Sweett Group is recognised worldwide as a leading consultancy in the healthcare industry. Recent appointments include working with the National Guard Health Affairs (NGHA) in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to provide health planning services on the Riyadh Neurosciences, Jeddah General, Jeddah Specialised Paediatric, Taif General and Qassim General Hospitals.