Design in Health

Sister hospitals expand in Melbourne's north

25 October, 2023

Early 2024 will mark the reopening of La Trobe Private Hospital and redevelopment of Northpark Private, including significantly expanded facilities.

TSANZ and NATA partner for lung health accreditation program

23 October, 2023

The Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand and the National Association of Testing Authorities has signed a memorandum of understanding to jointly administer a new accreditation program.

National intellectual disability centre opens

16 October, 2023

The National Centre of Excellence in Intellectual Disability Health hopes to improve health outcomes for people with intellectual disability.

Camfil CamCarb XG molecular filter

10 October, 2023 | Supplied by: Camfil Australia Pty Ltd

Camfil’s CamCarb XG is a versatile, ergonomic and corrosion-resistant filter suitable for supply, recirculation and exhaust air systems in commercial, industrial and process applications.

Hospital helicopter landing site incidents spark safety advice

04 October, 2023

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau advises medical transport and landing operators to ensure procedures are sufficient to mitigate the risk of rotor wash.

The push for single gender hospital rooms

04 October, 2023

Researchers have outlined mixed gender hospital rooms as an area of concern, calling for single gender hospital rooms in order to protect human rights of personal security and dignity.

Design that promotes healing and celebrates seasonal shifts

02 October, 2023

The Tumut Hospital redevelopment has delivered a fully integrated, modern health service to meet the current and future needs of Tumut, Gundagai, Batlow and Adelong communities in New South Wales.

Knox Private Hospital redevelopment unveiled

26 September, 2023

The redevelopment has added two patient wards, a diagnostic cardiology unit, an updated patient admissions area, a main reception, an expanded pharmacy and a cafe.

A redevelopment that blends history and modern design

20 September, 2023

Queensland Health and Cairns and Hinterland Hospital Health Services' $86.4 million redevelopment of the Atherton Hospital is complete, with the aging hospital infrastructure now replaced with modern facilities.

Construction begins on $600m Health Translation Hub

19 September, 2023

NSW Premier Chris Minns and Member for Coogee Dr Marjorie O’Neil MP joined UNSW and Plenary Health consortium partners to mark the official start of major work on the marquee development.

Icon Group and Sunsuria partner to offer cancer services in Malaysia

15 September, 2023

Australian company Icon Group has partnered with Sunsuria Healthcare to provide cancer care services and help narrow the gap in access to care in Malaysia.

Three South East Qld satellite hospitals commence services

11 September, 2023

Three of seven satellite hospitals across South East Queensland have commenced the provision of outpatient community-based health services across their regions.

Burnside Hospital on recruitment drive after Stepney acquisition

05 September, 2023

Burnside Hospital has completed acquisition of the Sportsmed Hospital business now rebranded as Burnside Hospital Stepney.

Need to integrate rehab services into cancer treatment: study

28 August, 2023

Research published in the Internal Medicine Journal suggests that supervised exercise programs are beneficial to easing cancer-related fatigue.

Ipswich Hospital opens Acute Haemodialysis Unit

11 August, 2023

The Queensland Government with Ipswich Hospital has opened a six-bed Acute Haemodialysis Unit in order to provide access to patients requiring haemodialysis treatment.

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