Work at new helipad takes off

By Emily Pearce

Saturday, February 23, 2013


Work at new helipad takes off

From left, Paul Quinn, Chris Johnston and Wayne Bily working on the new helipad. Picture by Robin Crossley.

THE construction of a new helipad at St Mary’s Hospital is well underway, with the work due to be completed by the end of March.

The £1.45 million helipad will enable patients with life-threatening injuries to be airlifted to Southampton General Hospital as quickly as possible.

Following a testing period once the work is completed, the service should be operational by late April.


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