‘Topping out’ ceremony at the UK’s first modular barn surgical theatre 

The UK’s first modular barn surgical theatre is being built by leading offsite manufacturing specialist, Premier Modular. On Friday 3 November, the company achieved a major milestone in the delivery of the project, and along with the Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust, held a ‘topping out’ ceremony at the new multimillion-pound surgical centre. In … Read more

UK’s first modular barn surgical theatre broadens NHS healthcare horizons 


Premier Modular is constructing the first modular barn surgical theatre in the United Kingdom.  As the newest addition to Maidstone Hospital in Kent, the transformational orthopaedic section will be named as the Kent and Medway Orthopaedic Centre. The Centre will provide care for people from across the area and expand the capacity of Maidstone and … Read more

Green empowerment: how modular can promote sustainability in healthcare


The continued release of greenhouse gas emissions is posing serious risks to human health. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), climate change is one of the greatest health challenges of this century, enabling the inception and spread of infectious diseases and leading to a rise in non-communicable diseases worldwide. As a sector already facing … Read more

Current healthcare trends – how can NHS Trusts keep up?


Modular buildings are fast emerging as one of the best ways to reduce the staggering carbon footprint of the construction industry.  Building design and solutions must advance and develop with NHS healthcare services as they continue to change. Premier Modular collaborated with the King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust to help supply more modular space, … Read more

Keeping up with evolving healthcare demands


The capacity of the NHS healthcare system continues to be put to the test by the country’s unpredictably shifting needs, which include pandemic backlogs, social care emergencies and high winter demand peaks. To keep up with these shifting needs more spaces, such as medical discharge lounges, ambulance units, decant facilities and bed spaces, are rapidly needed. Healthcare’s … Read more