Health workers will have to undergo some training in the new hospital care, as the country’s first NHS hospital opens in Manchester.
The first three wards are expected to be open for patients by September.
A new hospital will open at Manchester General Hospital in the city.
The hospital is a collaboration between Royal Free Hospital and Manchester City and is set to open in the autumn.
It’s the first hospital to be built in the country in more than 70 years.
The first three buildings are expected be open by September, the Manchester Evening News reported.
“It’s a big step forward for Manchester,” said Manchester’s mayor, Phil Rawlins, who added: “It’s been a long road, but it’s going to be an exciting journey for Manchester.”
The city is expected to become the UK’s first new hospital in more a century.
According to the Health and Social Care Information Centre, there were 1,000 patients admitted to Manchester General each day last year.
Manchester is the second biggest city in the UK and home to more than 300,000 people.
There are plans to open more than 400 new hospital beds and more than 150 new ambulances and other vehicles.
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Middlesbrough’s Health and Community Care Board (HCCB) said it had welcomed the announcement and hoped to have the first wards open by the end of the year.
“We have been working with the City of Manchester and the HCCB for a number of months and have been keen to get this project underway and we are delighted to see this step forward, said HCCBs Chief Executive Peter Stokes.
HCCBs chief executive Peter Stoke.
(Photo: Rex)HCCs chief executive Paul Stokes said the Manchester project would improve the hospital.”
It will help us to provide quality care to our patients, improve our capacity to meet demand and create jobs for the people of Manchester,” he said.
The HCCs first ward, called the A&C Unit, will open in September.
The first ward will be home to about 20 patients, with a capacity for about 500 patients.
It is designed to treat people with acute conditions, respiratory problems and other ailments.”
There will be a mix of different types of patients that can come to us and we’ll see how we can integrate the different types into the service,” Dr Stokes added.
The Manchester hospital will be the first in the United Kingdom to offer health services to patients in the community.”
We need a better hospital and we need it to be as good as we possibly can,” he added.
The Manchester hospital will be the first in the United Kingdom to offer health services to patients in the community.
The hospital’s first ward is pictured above.
Its facilities include a large waiting area, an onsite GP and an in-patient clinic.
Some of the beds are in the main hospital ward.
Dr Rawlins added that the HSCB would work closely with the local authorities to ensure that people could get the best care possible.
“The Manchester Hospital is a partnership between Manchester City & HCC and the City and HCC,” Dr Rawlins told the BBC.
Read more: “The City of London has an excellent track record of creating great quality healthcare in Manchester and we know that the Manchester Hospital will be very successful.”
A £2.5bn project to build a £2bn hospital in Manchester’s centre has already started, with £1bn already earmarked for construction.