“We are planning a major investment to improve and modernize the Ryhov County Hospital in Jönköping that will include a state-of-the-art emergency department and several new healthcare units. There is a substantial need to increase capacity at the hospital and this project will make it possible,” says Tomas Calmviken, Property Manager of Region Jönköping County.

The new building will be constructed north of the existing hospital and will house several wards, including an additional emergency ward with 48 beds, two wards for medicine, complete with day care and reception centers, a mammography center and educational premises, which will be used for medical training conducted by the University of Linköping. The total floor space will be 34,000 square meters spread across six stories.

The project will take the form of a partnering contract, which is a structured cooperative format where NCC and Region Jönköping County jointly draw up system documents, project budget and detailed design plans for the project.

 “NCC’s broad expertise and extensive experience in building healthcare establishments will benefit our customers’ new hospital project. It is also a major advantage to enter the process at an early stage when you are involved in a project of this type. It provides added value for all parties,” says Gunnar Masthagen, Deputy Head of Division, NCC Building Sweden.

The order is scheduled to be registered in the third quarter of 2017 in the Building business area. Construction is scheduled to commence in the first quarter of 2018 and the extension will come into service in 2020.