Jigsaw building virtual tour

Medical staff and architects gave a virtual tour of the new Jigsaw Building this week, sharing their plans for improved facilities for cancer treatments and women's health.

Bournemouth Hospital's new building plans

The proposed design for the Jigsaw building Credit: Stride Treglown

Architects and medical staff gave a virtual tour of the new Jigsaw Building to share their plans for improved facilities at Royal Bournemouth Hospital.

The proposed 2000m squared Jigsaw Building will be based at Royal Bournemouth Hospital between the Eye Unit and the Derwent Suite for Orthopaedics.

Split over two floors, the building will be a centre of excellence for oncology, haematology, gynaecology, breast care and early pregnancy.

Subject to planning approval, initial work could start in October with a potential completion date of late 2014.

Rachel Hall, RBH Haematology Consultant, said: "Our patients have had a lot of discussion on ideas for the new chemotherapy bay and with their feedback, it will be a much more comfortable, private, spacious place to be."

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