Hospitals are the most complex of building types. Each hospital comprises a wide range of services and functional units, from diagnostic and treatment functions such as clinical laboratories, imaging, emergency rooms and surgery to hospital-operations functions, such as food service and housekeeping as well as fundamental inpatient care or bed-related functions.

This diversity is reflected in the breadth and specificity of regulations, codes and oversight that govern hospital construction and operations. Each of the wide-ranging and constantly evolving functions of a hospital, including highly complicated mechanical, electrical, and telecommunications systems, requires specialised knowledge and expertise.

This is why specialised consultants play an important role in hospital planning, design, construction, commissioning and maintenance.

A) Hospital Kuala Lipis Phase 1 & 2

In February 2009, George Kent was appointed by the Malaysian Ministry of Health to design, build, commission and implement upgrading works to Phase 1 of Hospital Kuala Lipis, Pahang.

The construction work comprised the design and build of a 7-storey medical ward housing 106 hospital beds, operating theatres, car park facilities, building amenities and ancillary services essential to the hospital’s operations and its healthcare mission.

The Group leveraged its technical competencies, experience and expertise accumulated from various other projects to complete the upgrading works within budget and on time.

Building on the success of Phase 1 of Hospital Kuala Lipis, George Kent was subsequently awarded the contract to construct Phase 2 of the hospital housing an additional 56 beds, to be completed within 30 months from the date of award.

The construction of the Phase 2 5-storey hospital block will comprise:

  • Level 1 – Kitchen & M&E Room;
  • Level 2 – Carpark;
  • Level 3 – Male Wards, Accident & Emergency Unit / Admission & Registration;
  • Level 4 – Female Wards, Central Sterile Supplies Department (CSSD);
  • Level 5 (Roof) – Utility & Services.

The project's other scope of works includes:

  • Supply of Medical Equipment;
  • Supply of Kitchen Equipment;
  • Supply of Furniture – Loose / Built-in;
  • Fire Fighting, Air-Condition, ELV & ICT;
  • LV, Genset;
  • External Works;
  • Access Road;
  • Landscape;
  • Sewerage Treatment Plant.