A cutting edge facility
This new 34,000 square foot two-storey building serves as the base for the University’s Institute of Health & Allied Professions, which offers a range of specialist courses such as Adult and Mental Health Nursing, Paramedic Science and Public Health. It will see healthcare students develop their skills in simulated healthcare environments including hospital wards, consultation and counselling rooms, and even a flat for home and emergency care scenarios.
The settings also feature lifelike patient manikins to give students the experience of working with men, women and children with a variety of injuries. Two additional floors provide office and flexible teaching spaces, including removable seating in lecture theatres to allow for creative learning approaches such as role play.
Key project information
The Health and Allied Professions Centre is due to open for use in January 2022
The building has been designed by Pick Everard
The building is being constructed by Henry Brothers
The total project cost is £15 million