Polling: Building hospitals in the post-Covid era

The Conservative Government pledged in their manifesto to develop 40 new hospital projects. To what extent do you agree with the following statement: Building new modern hospital facilities has become more important, not less, following the coronavirus pandemic.
Strongly agree 37%
Agree 43%
Neither agree nor disagree 14%
Disagree 3%
Strongly disagree 1%
Don’t know 2%
The Government has announced a series of investments to improve UK infrastructure, including reforms to the planning system, as part of a £5bn economic recovery package for coronavirus. From the list of new policies below, please rank the three you most approve of in order, where 1 = the policy you approve of most.
Constructing 50 new schools
1st 14%
2nd 21%
3rd 17%
Delivering 40 new hospital projects
1st 47%
2nd 20%
3rd 14%
Planting 75,000 acres of trees every year
1st 11%
2nd 16%
3rd 18%
A scheme to improve the energy efficiency of public sector buildings
1st 4%
2nd 13%
3rd 15%
A 28.8bn road building programme
1st 6%
2nd 11%
3rd 13%
Building 180,000 new affordable homes over the next eight years
1st 16%
2nd 18%
3rd 20%
Other  
1st 1%
2nd 1%
3rd 3%
When visiting a new hospital facility, aside from the standard of care, which of the following elements are the most important to you?
Natural light in your room/ward
1st 15%
2nd 8%
3rd 11%
Green spaces in and around the hospital
1st 9%
2nd 12%
3rd 8%
Convenient distance to your home/accessibility via public transport
1st 26%
2nd 12%
3rd 12%
Having a private/single room
1st 18%
2nd 13%
3rd 10%
Good quality hospital food
1st 7%
2nd 21%
3rd 20%
An environmentally friendly building
1st 4%
2nd 8%
3rd 12%
Ability to control your environment, such as lighting or temperature
1st 4%
2nd 8%
3rd 10%
Friendliness of the staff
1st 16%
2nd 18%
3rd 17%
None of the above
1st 1%
2nd 0%
3rd 1%
Thinking about your nearest hospital which you have visited, which of the following statements is closest to your view?
My local hospital is not a nice environment but provides essential services for the local community 31%
My local hospital is the bedrock of my local community and provides an essential service 41%
My local hospital is no longer the bedrock of my community and requires fundamental overhaul 13%
Don’t know 16%
On a scale of 0 to 10, where 0 is ‘not beautiful at all’, and 10 is ‘very beautiful’, please rate each of the following images of hospital buildings in the UK on their beauty.
Moorfields, London
10 4%
9 5%
8 7%
7 9%
6 8%
5 13%
4 8%
3 8%
2 10%
1 14%
0 15%
Cleveland Clinic, London
10 8%
9 10%
8 14%
7 15%
6 12%
5 15%
4 8%
3 7%
2 4%
1 4%
0 3%
Great Western Hospital, Swindon
10 4%
9 4%
8 10%
7 11%
6 12%
5 15%
4 10%
3 8%
2 10%
1 10%
0 6%
Royal Tunbridge Wells Hospital
10 6%
9 7%
8 11%
7 13%
6 12%
5 15%
4 10%
3 7%
2 7%
1 8%
0 4%
Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle
10 13%
9 11%
8 14%
7 16%
6 13%
5 11%
4 8%
3 4%
2 3%
1 4%
0 1%
Southmead Hospital, Bristol
10 8%
9 9%
8 16%
7 16%
6 16%
5 14%
4 7%
3 4%
2 4%
1 4%
0 2%
St Andrew’s Hospital, Northampton
10 17%
9 14%
8 19%
7 15%
6 11%
5 11%
4 5%
3 3%
2 2%
1 2%
0 1%
Sunderland Royal Hospital
10 3%
9 2%
8 3%
7 5%
6 7%
5 9%
4 8%
3 10%
2 13%
1 21%
0 18%
Watford General Hospital
10 2%
9 2%
8 3%
7 5%
6 7%
5 9%
4 9%
3 10%
2 12%
1 22%
0 19%