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The new hospital focuses on patient care, staff engagement and the environment. This state-of-the-art facility provides an effective and positive healing environment that will benefit Vancouver Island residents for years to come.

Michael de Jong,
Minister of Health BC*

  • Design and Engineering
Project Features
  • Area: 400,000 ft2 500-bed acute care & psychiatric facility
  • Completion Date: 2010
  • Angus Connect Role: Communications, IT Design
Key Scope Elements
  • P3
  • BC’s first digital hospital with end-to-end IP-based network infrastructure
  • Fully integrated multimedia security management system
  • Broad variety of communications, monitoring and computer systems
  • Robust wireless network infrastructure
  • LEED® Gold certified

This P3 project had an aggressive schedule for concurrent design and construction, calling on our project management expertise to achieve all milestones and deliver the industry-leading facility to Royal Jubilee Hospital on time and within budget.

The facility has been certified LEED® Gold, delivering a high performance building that is both sustainable and green.

Truly explosive growth has taken place over the past few years in the demand for telecommunications and computing services in the Health Care sector. These include requests for advanced voice communication services, digital imaging, data communication services, video distribution services, and requirements for access to microwave and satellite communication facilities.

British Columbia’s first truly digital hospital, the Royal Jubilee Hospital Patient Care Centre features end-to-end IP-based network infrastructure, connecting caregivers and patients more reliably and securely than had been possible to date. The facility provides a high availability medical grade network, complete with fully redundant supporting IT infrastructure. Data Centre, TIA 942-compliant design was provided for the communications wiring system that supports high density computer servers and SAN.

The Communications systems feature reliable operation, flexibility, quality of service, convenience, and efficiency of operations. A broad variety of communications, monitoring and computer systems have been installed, including a structured cabling system network; a distributed backbone for greater flexibility for growth; an intelligent wireless system providing full roaming and infrastructure supporting numerous security schemes, data encryption, secure mobility device and user authentication.

HH Angus also provided consulting engineering for all mechanical, electrical and vertical transportation services for this state-of-the-art, 500-bed acute care and psychiatric facility.


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