Construction work is underway on a medical facility for the armed forces at Stanford Hall near Loughborough, UK.
The Defence and National Rehabilitation Centre (DNRC), estimated to cost £300M, will offer the defence rehabilitation services that are currently delivered at the Headley Court facility.
The new purpose-built facility will be four times the size of the Headley Court facility and will incorporate immediate access to on-site patient diagnosis and treatment plans, greater advances in medical research and better outdoor facilities.
UK minister for defence veterans reserves and personnel Mark Lancaster said: “It’s great to see the building work coming along as we remain on track to open this excellent centre in 2018, with good progress being made towards the development of the National part of the DNRC.
“The brand new Defence facility will ensure that we can continue to lead the way in medical science and innovative technology to support the brave men and women who make enormous sacrifices to protect our country.”
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