Grupo Puentes awarded the contract for the extension of the Ourense hospital complex

28 January 2022

The Xunta de Galicia awarded to the joint venture: S.A. de Obras y Servicios, Copasa, Puentes y Calzadas Infraestructuras S.L.U, for about 48.3 million euros, the works for the extension of the 51,000m2 Ourense University Hospital Complex.

The works consist of the construction of a new hospital building in the Ourense University Hospital Complex, the refurbishment of the current Maternity Hospital, and the improvement of accesses, with a completion period of 40 months. This project is co-financed by European ERDF funds.

With this expansion, the hospital complex will have 7 floors and rooms with 932 beds, which also includes an experimental hospitalisation area and a virtual hospitalisation unit. This consists of the installation on floors six and seven of this building of two experimental hospitalisation units, where the results of innovative processes and new technologies applied to healthcare will be continuously evaluated. There will also be 21 individual “smart” rooms where new home automation techniques and remote monitoring will be applied.