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New HLM-designed hospital may have to be ‘ripped down’, warns union official


The concerns about the safe performance of this new children's hospital in Edinburgh might well have been accentuated by the discovery of contamination problems in the ventilation and water systems of the new Queen Elisabeth megahospital on Glasgow's southside, following child fatalities. But this potential scandal is surely not related to questions on faulty drainage, and there's the further wider question of the fitness for purpose of quality management in building standards, design and construction supervision nationwide.

Posted date

6 August, 2019

Posted time

9:36 am