Hospitals are struggling with high patient demand and a severe lack of bed space. The MPBA’s Jackie Maginnis examines how the modular and portable building industry can help the situation

€Many hospitals are turning to the modular building industry for a fast and cost effective way of gaining much needed hospital space, reports Jackie Maginnis from the MPBA

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A new health centre will transform healthcare provision in Kirkby, providing one dental and two GP practices, midwifery clinics, mental health services and much more in an energy efficient building

Given the critical nature of healthcare, being able to add a modular building without the day-to-day disruption of onsite construction is a great benefit, writes Jackie Maginnis of the MPBA

Today’s modular buildings are made of the highest specification materials that comply with new building regulations, writes Jackie Maginnis, chief executive of the Modular & Portable Building Association

Less disruption, faster, cleaner – modular construction has many benefits that are not associated with traditional building techniques, writes Jackie Maginnis, chief executive of the MPBA

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Today's modular and portable buildings are as good as their traditional counterparts, argues Jackie Maginnis, of the MPBA

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