On Tuesday, December 15, 2015, Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal officially opened the new £29 million Sid Watkins building at the The Walton Center in Liverpool, England.
According to the official website for the Walton Center during today’s opening the princess unveiled:
“…a commemorative plaque at which is named after an eminent neurosurgeon who made revolutionary improvements to the safety of Formula 1. A bust of Professor Sid Watkins, which honours his contribution to the world of sport and medicine, was also unveiled during the ceremony, which was attended by members of his family.
[The new building houses the Walton Center Hospital’s] 30-bedded Complex Rehabilitation Unit, its Pain Management Programme which helps patients manage long-lasting pain, a specialist neuropsychology service, an education centre and lecture theatre, charity funded relatives’ accommodation, an outpatients department, offices for finance, human resources, IT, Procurement and more.”