The existing University Hospital Monklands has greatly exceeded its design life posing many operational and financial challenges said the trust.
Under present plans, the new hospital at Wester Moffat is expected to be opened in 2028. Plans have been drawn up by Keppie Design serving as architect for the Monklands Replacement Project.
Tenders will be invited at the start of March major new hospital complex. Firms are being invited to express interest ahead of this on the Public Contract Scotland website.
NHS Lanarkshire is working with the Scottish Government and NHS Scotland Assure – the new service established to assess the quality and management of healthcare construction projects – as it continues to develop its outline business case.
This will be submitted to the Scottish Government for approval following sign-off through the new NHS Assure process during the course of 2022.