Eastern Niagara Hospital Plans US$9.8 million Emergency Unit Expansion

Introduction:

Eastern Niagara Hospital is planning to expand its emergency unit with US$ 9.8 million by 9,900 square feet.

Features:

The emergency unit will be doubled in a 9, 900 square foot build-out, with additional renovations to 13, 576 square feet in the lobby and clinical space.

The project will expand the 4,000 square-foot emergency unit from private rooms and seven curtained bays to 14 treatments bays.

In addition, two psychiatric safe rooms, a decontamination room, a triage room and an exam room.

The 134-bed hospital will be modernised as part of the expansion, which had not undergo renovations to the emergency department since its opening.

After the expansion, the emergency department will be private, contain individual treatment spaces with privacy, confidentiality and all with state-of-the-art medical equipment.

The current unit will be converted into medical office space, after the Emergency Department (ED) moves into the new space.

The medical office space includes space for the primary care family residency program, with additional space on the first floor renovated for behavioral health outpatient services; plus a new main entrance, lobby, registration and gift shop.

The project will have groundbreaking in summer after receiving state approvals.

Specifications:

Name Eastern Niagara Hospital
Type Expansion
Budget US$9.8 million