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First look at NHS Nightingale as it prepares to open to coronavirus patients this week

Posted On: 31 Mar 2020   |   Posted By: Metro

First look at NHS Nightingale as it prepares to open to coronavirus patients this week

The NHS Nightingale is set to accept its first coronavirus patients this week
New pictures show the NHS's emergency coronavirus hospital coming together after military personnel worked 15-hour shifts to help build it in just a week.
Construction work to transform the ExCel convention centre in east London into the temporary 4,000-bed NHS Nightingale hospital began on Wednesday.
Just seven days later, the facility is almost ready to open, with beds installed, ventilators ready for use and medical equipment labelled.
During a Downing Street press briefing on Tuesday, National Medical Director of NHS England Professor Stephen H Powis said the new hospital would welcome Covid-19 patients this week, adding that he was ‘completely bowled over by the work that is being done'.
Miltiary personnel have been working 15-hour shifts to prepare the new facility
New photos show the news lined up
The NHS Nightingale hospital has two wards, each with 2,000 beds (Picture:...

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