Photo by Katie Smith
Photo by Katie Smith

A documentary has been released on BBC iPlayer documenting Liverpool Royal University Hospital’s move to its new site.

The new hospital has a total of 640 beds with en-suite facilities as well as 18 operating theatres for both in-patient and day-case surgeries. It’s state of the art facilities are also home to 40 critical are beds for patients in intensive care unit (ICU) and high dependency unit (HDU).

The 30-minute documentary by BBC North West, titled Operation Relocation: Hospital on the Move follows the journey of staff and patients as they prepare to relocate to the new hospital.

Natalie Forrest, Senior Responsible Owner for New Hospital Programme, said: “I am really excited that the new Royal Liverpool University Hospital is ready to serve the Merseyside community. It has been designed to create a healthy, healing environment and a landmark building at the gateway of the city.

“The new state-of-the-art hospital will enable Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (LUHFT) to deliver excellent healthcare and help address the serious health inequalities that exist within Liverpool city region. It is one of 48 schemes within the New Hospital Programme that will be built across England by 2030.”

The documentary is available to watch now on BBC iPlayer – click here

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