Charity to redevelop hospital site

Posted on July 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

An 80-bed care home will form part of the comprehensive redevelopment of the Malmesbury Community Hospital in Wiltshire. The Orders of St John Care Trust (OSJCT), in partnership with Brackley Investments, has been appointed as the preferred bidder for the redevelopment by Kennet & North Wiltshire Primary Care Trust. The project will involve the sale of the freehold of the hospital site and the demolition of the existing cottage hospital. In its place, a new primary care centre will be constructed, which will house new accommodation for the Gable House surgery, a commercial pharmacy, a rehabilitation and out-patients department as well as other clinical offices and bases for a range of community healthcare workers. In addition, an 80-bed care home providing a mix of residential, nursing and intermediate care will be built, together with a day centre and 28 two-bedroom extra care housing apartments. The care home will replace the existing Burnham House in Malmesbury, currently operated by OSJCT, as well as prov

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