NNUH wins top design award
The Building Better Healthcare Awards were held at a gala ceremony at London’s Café Royal to recognise innovation and excellence in the NHS for health care building design, estates and facilities management and the patient environment.
Lord Hunt of Kingsheath, Health Minister, gave the opening address to an audience of 300 NHS professionals (from estates and facilities management, hospitality, catering sectors), architects and other healthcare experts.
The £229 million Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, which opened in November 2001, won the NHS Estates award for Best Designed Hospital Project.
- The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital is also currently shortlisted for the Prime Minister's Better Public Building Award. Prime Minister Tony Blair visited the new £229million hospital in May this year. The winner of last year's prestigious Better Public Building Award was Tate Modern in Southwark, London.
- The Building Better Healthcare Awards was presented in partnership between NHS Estates and HD (Hospital Development) Magazine.