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Reducing Carbon Emissions

Reducing Carbon Emissions

Ashburn Clinic has recently been presented with an award for reducing our carbon emissions by 1,831 tonnes since converting to heating our campus with wood. Our emissions reduction was calculated by our woodchip supply company, Lumbr, using EECA calculators. Ashburn moved away from LPG heating in January 2013.  This reduction is broadly the equivalent to […]

Gwen Wilson Wing Completion

Gwen Wilson Wing Completion

A significant achievement for Ashburn Clinic in 2020 was the completion of the Gwen Wilson Wing. Beginning with the demolition of the old Conolly Wing in September 2019 (due to earthquake risk), the new Wing took 15 months to build and was successfully completed under budget, despite the impact of COVID-19 and lockdown. The building […]

COVID-19: Continuation of Inpatient Services

COVID-19: Continuation of Inpatient Services

Ashburn Clinic is an essential service and we will be doing all that we can to continue providing care to our patients during, and beyond the COVID-19 pandemic. The number of inpatients has been largely unaffected with the majority choosing to complete the lock-down period and continue their treatment at Ashburn Clinic. It goes without […]

Conolly Building Taking Shape

Conolly Building Taking Shape

Amalgamated Builders Limited (ABL) have been making excellent progress on the rebuild according to the building programme schedule.  However it is difficult to predict the full impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and what this means for the timing of the project. Removal of asbestos and the required enabling works were completed before the pouring of […]

Conolly Building Construction Updates

Conolly Building Construction Updates

Amalgamated Builders Limited (ABL) formally signed the contract to complete the rebuild, and took over the building site in mid-October.  Since then significant progress has been made – as well as clearing the demolition area, asbestos testing has been completed in the existing building (Pinel Unit) adjacent to the building area, to ensure any necessary […]

Demolition of the Conolly Building

Demolition of the Conolly Building

The scheduled demolition of Conolly Wing began on 18 September and progressed rapidly throughout the week. Although it was business-as-usual at Ashburn in terms of patient services, many staff and patients took the opportunity to have a ‘birds-eye’ view from the upper levels of the hospital.  It was a surprisingly quiet process, safely cordoned off by the painted […]

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