Number of hospitals found to contain RAAC goes up by 40%

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Government publishes updated list following fresh surveys of NHS estate in England

The number of hospital sites confirmed to be affected by unsafe concrete has increased by more than 40% in the past six months.

Surveys ordered by the government in May have uncovered 18 more hospitals sites which contain reinforced autoclaved aerated concrete (RAAC), bringing the total to 42.

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