National Forensic Mental Health Service Wins Three Awards at the 2023 Building Better Healthcare Awards in London
02.11.2023

 

The National Forensic Mental Health Service, North Dublin, designed by Scott Tallon Walker Architects in collaboration with Medical Architecture was announced as the recipient of several Awards at the 2023 Building Better Healthcare Awards in London on Wednesday 1st November.

The Awards, which are this year celebrating their 25th anniversary, recognise excellence in the built healthcare environment. The NFMHS was the recipient of Awards in the following three categories:

1. Best International Healthcare Facility.

2. The Grand Prix Design Award, with the judges noting the project as having “great light” and being “well landscaped with a relaxed feel”.

3. Patient’s Choice Award, alongside five other winners; Surrey Physio, South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (HPFT), and CareLineLive.

The project was also highly commended in the ‘Best External Environment Project’ category. 

These Awards and this commendation reflect the Health Service Executive of Ireland's dedication to providing the very best healthcare environments and the Design Team’s considered approach to the project which carefully balances the therapeutic value of quality outdoor space with security requirements, and the use of an adaptable and flexible design, resulting in improved quality of life for service users and staff alike. Congratulations to our colleagues from across the industry who were also recognised at the Awards. 

Find out more about our healthcare design work at https://www.stwarchitects.com/our-work/healing/

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