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CHFT Future Plans update - 08.08.2022: Top Floor in place at new HRI A&E

The top floor steelwork (for plant) of our new A&E building at HRI is now in place. We are also looking at the interior layout and pictured (bottom) are consultant Mark Davies and matron Stacey Cartwright sampling a tour of the space.

CHFT Future Plans update - 26.07.2022: Steel structure in place at HRI

Work has progressed onto the next key phase of the new A&E building at HRI with the steel structure now in place on South Drive.

We started back in March and the new A&E is due to open for patients in the summer of next year – so just 12 months to go.

CHFT Future Plans update - 20.06.2022: Kirklees guests visit HRI ED

Work is progressing at HRI to build the new state-of-the-art A&E building. It is located on the South Drive close to the main building and is due to open for patient care in late 2023.

Groundwork started in March this year and we welcomed our guests for an overview of the site and progress so far. They are from l-r Richard Parry, Strategic Director Adults and Health, Kirklees Council, Helen Hirst, CHFT’s new Chair from 1 July, our CEO Brendan Brown, Councillor Shabir Pandor, Leader of Kirklees Council and Janette Cockroft, our Lead Nurse for Reconfiguration Programme.

CHFT Future Plans update - 30.06.2021: Video update

Plans to reconfigure our health provision in hospitals and community across Calderdale and Huddersfield are progressing. This presentation gives an update of where we are and our next steps for later this year and into the future. Watch it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5IPP0HnGBNg

CHFT Future Plans update - 30.03.2021: Thank you for sharing your views

Thank-you to everyone who shared their views on our proposals for new development work and new buildings at both Huddersfield Royal Infirmary and Calderdale Royal Hospital.

They include a brand new A&E building and an essential works programme of upgrading wards and theatres at HRI and an extension of hospital buildings with an A&E, Paediatrics A&E, enhanced Intensive Care Unit and theatres at CRH as well as a patient and staff car park.

All the details and updates for the new proposals for both hospitals will continue to be available at www.chftfutureplans.co.uk The £196.5 million proposals are funded by the Department of Health and Social Care and supported by the West Yorkshire and Harrogate Healthcare Partnership.

The Trust’s Chair Philip Lewer, said: “This is very much an ongoing journey to ensure we provide the best hospital healthcare for patients and families in Huddersfield and Calderdale for now and for future generations.”

CHFT Future Plans update - 08.03.2021: Latest proposals unveiled

Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust today (Monday 8th March 2021) unveiled the latest proposals and artists’ impressions for development work and new buildings at both Huddersfield Royal Infirmary and Calderdale Royal Hospital.

They include a brand new A&E building and an essential works programme of upgrading wards and theatres at HRI and an extension of hospital buildings with an A&E, Paediatrics A&E, enhanced Intensive Care Unit and theatres at CRH as well as a patient and staff car park.

All the details for the new proposals for both hospitals are available at  www.chftfutureplans.co.uk

Members of the public across the communities of Calderdale and Greater Huddersfield are being invited to share their views on the new developments proposed in advance of planning applications being submitted to the local councils of Calderdale and Kirklees in May. The deadline to do so is Monday March 29.

The £196.5 million proposals are funded by the Department of Health and Social Care and fully supported by the West Yorkshire and Harrogate Healthcare Partnership and pending the planning permission decision, it is hoped the work could be starting this year at HRI and scheduled for completion in 2025.

The Trust’s Chair, Philip Lewer, said: “This is very much an ongoing journey to ensure we provide the best hospital healthcare for patients and families in Huddersfield and Calderdale for now and for future generations.”