Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Award Nomination for JDDK

Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Award Nomination for JDDK

Article excerpt

NEWCASTLE-BASED architects Jane Darbyshire & David Kendall (JDDK) Ltd have had two of their recent hospice projects shortlisted for the Building Better Healthcare (BBH) Awards 2010.

Both the Marie Curie Hospice in Glasgow and the day services outpatient suite at St Oswald's Hospice in Newcastle have been shortlisted in the Social Care Design category.

Glasgow's new pounds 16m Marie Curie Hospice opened its doors to patients for the first time in January this year, replacing the existing 1970s-built hospice.

The hospice, which is on a steeply sloping site within the campus of Stobhill Hospital, provides space for 30 in-patients, a day hospice and outpatients suite, training and education spaces for health professionals, a regional base for staff working in the community and all the supporting accommodation.

Meanwhile, the pounds 2.8m day services outpatient suite at St Oswald's Hospice is the fifth time that JDDK has worked at the site, starting with the design of the original hospice in 1987. …

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