The final costs and completion dates for two delayed hospital projects in Aberdeen are still not known, with significant improvement work set to take place.

It emerged last year that redesign work was needed for the Baird Family Hospital and the Anchor Cancer Centre due to drainage and ventilation issues.

Both sites were due to open in 2020 but have been delayed by a series of setbacks.

Work is now set to be carried out on airflow, ventilation and water systems while a cost issue with the contractor also needs resolved.

A paper , externalto go before NHS Grampian’s board on Thursday said the cost issues were “driven mainly by market pressure.”

It added engagement with the contractor was ongoing to “quantify the potential impact on programme and cost.”

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