By Nick Morrison
On Wednesday 15th of May the Orkney News team of Nick Morrison and Martin Laird got a look around the new Balfour Hospital in Kirkwall.
Here’s Nick’s first impressions – a full report will follow.
Play area for peedie folk
Internal doors have adjustable blinds so they can be set for privacy/observation.
Each office member of staff will get one these lockable work boxes with a mail slot for incoming post/documents.
As you can see the hospital is still a construction site but already you can appreciated the thought and high standard of workmanship that has gone into its design – including taking on board the views of staff and patients.
This is a quick snapshot – more to follow