The work, which replaced the existing Nelson Hospital, has provided flexible and extended GP and outpatient services through modern, state-of-the-art facilities, including retinal screening, podiatry, x-ray/ultrasound, endoscopy and phlebotomy services. The three-storey building houses two GP clinics, a café, pharmacy and associated office accommodation. The building is BREEAM (Health) Excellent rated and contains sustainable features including photovoltaic panels.
The building services installation included medical gases within the endoscopy/ treatment rooms as well as occupancy monitoring, car park charging points and a UPS back up system. The Nelson Medical Practice received a national award for the Best Primary Care Development at the renowned Building Better Healthcare Awards.