New build going up

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New build going up

Ian Wilde
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We have a new satellite unit being built so thought I'd post a couple of pics...

Outside of the building - not all renal - we just have one floor.



Our soon to be technical workshop



Water treatment plant



more to follow...
Ian Wilde
Renal Tech
Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
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Re: New build going up

Terry Simpson
Wow! Ian lots of shiny new toys.
How many stations is your new satellite going to have, and whens the scheduled opening date?
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Ian Wilde
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I know Terry!  Its like Christmas!

Dialysis is due to start taking place at the end of March so as you can imagine there is a lot going on.

It will have 20 stations plus a home training facility which is 12 stations.  Included in the 20 are isolation rooms too.  There is also what we term a step down room where patients ready to go home do their last few dialysis on their own but with the support of nurses still in the building if needed.
Ian Wilde
Renal Tech
Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
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Ian Wilde
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One of the small bays



Main dialysis bay



Another small bay



Home training

Ian Wilde
Renal Tech
Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
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Ian Wilde
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ECOMIX system now unwrapped and commissioned.

We go live in around 3 weeks.



Ian Wilde
Renal Tech
Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
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Re: New build going up

Garry
Hi Ian,

With the unit not being on the ground floor was there any requirement for any leak detection either in the plant room of dialysis area?  Here at Coventry our main unit is on the 5th floor and there have been occasions when leaks have worked their way to the floor below.  
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Ian Wilde
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Hi Garry,

It wasn't asked for or recommended by anyone so it was never done in our particular build.

What I will say is that we have had some leaks through to the floor below but I know the reason why.  I recommend to the project management team that the entire floor should have been treated to a rubberised paint before the water plant itself was installed but due to some reasons mainly to do with tight deadlines they decided to paint the floor once the equipment was in. The leaks we have had have come from badly sealed floor drains.

Ian.
Ian Wilde
Renal Tech
Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust