Design in Health

Diverse paths towards future-focused design

23 February, 2021 by James Kelly

James Kelly shares two different, site- and community-specific projects that embrace residents' diversity, defy ageist stereotypes, and embed community connection and sense of place.


Vertical seniors' facility graced with valour artwork

09 February, 2021

A sculpture and artworks celebrating the transformational power of valour and patriotism have been unveiled at the new RSL LifeCare Birdwood Park development in Newcastle.


Day hospital group acquires majority stake in private hospital development

03 February, 2021

Cura Day Hospitals Group has acquired a majority stake in Somerset Private Hospital, which will provide locals with world-class health care close to home.


Camfil Hi-Flo glass fibre, multi-pocket bag filters

01 February, 2021 | Supplied by: Camfil Airepure

Camfil's range of Hi-Flo glass fibre, multi-pocket bag filters feature an innovative pocket design for optimal energy-efficient air distribution.


Wins for Whiteley at Hunter Business Awards

25 November, 2020

Whiteley Corporation has taken out two Hunter Business Awards, acknowledging the hard work and dedication Whiteley has provided to its customers and suppliers during the pandemic.


Delos Australia expands wellness across human environment

23 November, 2020

Delos Australia's wellness solutions are paving the way for more Australian indoor spaces to become healthier than ever before.


BD supplies COVID-19 consumables in milestone delivery

19 November, 2020

BD will deliver millions of disposable needles, syringes and sharps collectors over the next 12 months, to support Australia's COVID-19 Vaccine and Treatment Strategy.


Seqirus to build $800m flu vaccine facility in Melbourne

18 November, 2020

Seqirus has announced plans to construct a world-class biotech manufacturing facility in Australia to supply influenza vaccines to Australia and the rest of the world.


Designing for community, connection and sense of place

09 November, 2020 by James Kelly*

Innovative design embraces residents' diversity, defies ageism and embeds community and sense of place.


Korongee Village: a new era in dementia care

31 October, 2020

When Korongee Village officially opened its doors in July this year, it marked the beginning of a new era in dementia care in Australia.


Perkins design packs a punch

23 October, 2020

Perth's Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research takes its cues from the human body, with a central stairway twisting like a strand of DNA and revealing different activities on different levels.


COVID-19-free areas improve safety after surgery

09 October, 2020

A global study has revealed that establishing 'COVID-19-free' areas in hospitals for surgical patients could save lives during additional waves of the pandemic.


Harnessing light to benefit our hospitals

08 October, 2020 by Vince Macri, National Product Manager Healthcare at Versalux

The artificial light in workplaces, in homes and on mobile, computer and television screens can have serious implications on sleep quality and general health.


Forbo Flooring Systems Eternal design vinyl sheet

01 October, 2020 | Supplied by: Forbo Flooring Systems

Forbo Flooring Systems' Eternal range is a high-quality, heterogeneous sheet vinyl floor covering that fits general-purpose needs, including those within hospital environments.


Operating theatre ventilation system design

01 October, 2020 | Supplied by: Camfil Airepure

Airborne-related contamination control offers one area that could play a much larger role in reducing the rate of hosptial-acquired infections.


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