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UPMC Beacon Hospital

Client UPMC Beacon Hospital

Consultant Ethos Engineering

Beacon Hospital was the first privately funded hospital to be built in Dublin in 22 years, built in conjunction with John Hopkins International and Triad hospitals. The 238,000 sq ft, nine-floor Beacon Hospital, provides world-class acute care services, including heart surgery, neuro-surgery, and emergency medicine services. There is also an oncology day treatment centre along with therapeutic radiography services. Total construction value was approximately €183,000,000.

UPMC Beacon Hospital is operated by UPMC (University of Pittsburgh Medical Center).The hospital combines the best in Irish and US healthcare. As the showcase site for General Electric in Europe, it has the most up to date radiology systems, including MRI, CT scanner with cardiac capabilities, CT Sim, and PET/CT.

It also features digital radiology suites with advanced mammography, nuclear medicine, and ultrasound, as well as angiography suites and lab with advanced single- plane and bi-plane systems and flouroscopy. Treatment facilities in UPMC Beacon include 8 operating theatres with dedicated rooms for neurosurgery, urology, cardiac, general, orthopaedic and ophthalmic surgery.

Suir Engineering was responsible for the complete electrical installation works, which included HV & MV services, standby generator, UPS, general services, medical gas, electrical installation, IT systems, security systems including nurse call & staff alert systems and protective services.