Graham McCorkindale

18 Garwhitter Drive
G62 8DT
Scotland, UK

+44 (0) 7722 204839


The mission of the consultancy is to utilise the experience Graham has accrued over the last 25+ years to assist the NHS, private sector clients, and industry colleagues to realise their ambitions by providing expert advice, guidance and leadership on cost-effective healthcare and public sector procurement, briefing and design. Business development and bid strategy also form core services at the heart of the consultancy.


Senior roles which Graham has performed include leading successful design teams on a range of complex acute, primary, community, mental health and specialised healthcare facilities and associated education projects in the UK and internationally. He has acted as a trusted technical advisor to a range of NHS bodies developing projects from initial feasibility through to completion on site and beyond. A Director of Keppie for 10+ years during which time the practice experienced unprecedented success and growth; he was also part of the senior leadership team which ensured that the practice weathered the storms of the recent recession.


Graham is one of the UK’s most experienced healthcare Architects and a Fellow of the RIAS. With 25+ years in practice, he has been involved in 50+ healthcare projects with a combined value of >£3bn including designing 3000+ bed spaces across 15+ countries. Outside of work Graham enjoys playing the ‘cello, coaching & refereeing mini-rugby, playing golf and the occasional 10k road race.

Services Offered

For the NHS and
Private Healthcare Clients

  1. Project briefing
  2. Background research
  3. Business case development
  4. Capacity studies
  5. Facilitating user group / public meeting / stakeholder engagement
  6. Project development; from initial ideas to completion
  7. Post-project evaluation
  8. Procurement strategy; NEC, NPD, PPP/PFI, Hub, ProCure21+, D4L Wales, D&B and traditional contracts
  9. Design and technical review and advice
  10. Estates rationalisation, site disposals and space utilisation
  11. Design research; new and innovative ideas
  12. Technical Advisory roles

For Contractors, FM Partners,
Financiers, Designers and Suppliers

  1. Bid strategy and review
  2. Business development
  3. Market intelligence
  4. Marketing and sales
  5. Submission assistance; PQQ, EoI's, tenders and bids
  6. Design and technical diligence
  7. Technical advice for bids, tenders and marketing material
  8. Design research; new and innovative ideas
  9. Facilitating user group / public meeting / stakeholder engagement


  1. Fully conversant with all major forms of healthcare procurement protocols, processes and procedures: NPD, PPP/PFI, hub, LIFT, ProCure21+, D4L, Frameworks Scotland and PCCI in Northern Ireland
  2. In depth understanding of business case development (SOC/IA, OBC and FBC), gateway review and project KPI’s (AEDET, BREEAM, HAI-Scribe, Dementia Toolkit and Milan principles)
  3. Track-record in successfully bidding for major projects incorporating innovative clinical, whole-life and FM requirements; CAPEX v OPEX
  4. Networked with NHS clients, private sector developers & healthcare providers, financiers & advisors, contractors, FM partners, designers, engineers, specialist consultants, suppliers & manufacturers.


Acute Hospital

Technical Advisory


Primary Care

Private Healthcare

Estates Strategy

Including Forth Valley Royal Hospital, Royal Blackburn Hospital, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, St. Vincent’s Hospital in Dublin and recent bids for NHS Lothian’s Sick Kid’s in Edinburgh and the New South Glasgow Hospital.

Expert advice and guidance for NHS Ayrshire & Arran (North Ayrshire Community Hospital), NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde (Maternity Services Review), Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service (New National HQ in Edinburgh), National Cancer Care Programme in Ireland & National Autistic Society in Scotland.

Successful development of supply chain membership of NHS frameworks in England (ProCure 21+), Scotland (Frameworks Scotland and Hub), Wales (Design 4 Life) and Primary Care & Community Infrastructure in NI.

GP and dental facilities in Ballymena, Cardigan, Coatbridge, Forres, Glasgow, Wolverhampton and Tain. Particular focus has been on initial project development including clinical validation, site option appraisals, briefing, feasibility studies and concept design.

UK & International projects in Waterford (Whitfield Clinic), Glasgow, the Far East & Asia (China, Pakistan + Singapore), Middle East (Jordan, Syria + Egypt), Africa (Algeria, Gambia, Libya + Swaziland) & the West Indies (Trinidad & Tobago).

Close collaboration with NHS, public & private sector organisations to develop long-term sustainable strategies for future flexibility both UK and internationally.