20 November 2020 –An unnamed private group linked to the health sector and the Santa Casa da Misericórdia in Arruda dos Vinhos are joining forces to build a health facility in the village located in the district of Lisbon.
Carlos Lourenço, The head of the Santa Casa da Misericórdia in Arruda dos Vinhos, told the Lusa news agency that the group will invest 20 million euros to build the facility on land it owns next to its former hospital. The development will create one hundred direct jobs, and will have scheduled specialist consultations, complementary means of diagnosis, out-patient services, a 16-bed inpatient hospital, operating theatre and complementary care. The project will also include an 80-bed continuous care unit.
The two developers submitted a request for prior information to the town hall this month, the mayor, André Rijo, confirmed, to assess the project’s viability.
Original Story: Diário Imobiliário – Rui Neves
Translation/Summary: Richard Turner