The Estates & Clinical Engineering Directorate is responsible for the management and development of the GHA’s estates and engineering support. The GHA’s estate is spread across multiple sites that include St. Bernard’s Hospital, Primary Care Centre, KGV Psychiatric Unit, CMHT Unit and the Government’s Central Catering Facility. There is also an increasing amount of equipment maintained for patients in the community.
The Directorate’s workforce is comprised of staff attached to the GHA from the Gibraltar Electricity Authority (GEA). Given the specialist nature of the work carried out within this healthcare environment, the in-house team is divided into sections tasked with different aspects of healthcare engineering. These cover the Clinical, Electrical, Mechanical Engineering and Building Management Systems needs of the GHA Estate.
The management team is responsible for estates planning, engineering systems resilience & business continuity, lifecycle planning, space planning, utilities management, major works, contracts management, financial control, backlog maintenance and statutory compliance.