Design in Health

Fast-tracking medical device development

14 October, 2021

Neo-Bionica, a joint venture between The Bionics Institute and The University of Melbourne, is an end-to-end medical device prototype development facility, recently launched in Melbourne.


Mental health facility transforms treatment on the Sunshine Coast

27 August, 2021

The mental health unit will treat a range of disorders, with specialised support for depression and anxiety disorders.


MAX-Q Maxify thermal control shipper systems

19 August, 2021 | Supplied by: Aurora BioScience

MAX-Q provides intelligent, validated, temperature-controlled packaging solutions for blood products, diagnostic specimens, vaccines and pharmaceuticals.


Biolog-id Biolog-connect blood product tracing solution

19 August, 2021 | Supplied by: Aurora BioScience

Biolog-id has developed Biolog-connect, a solution that uses RFID technology to manage and trace sensitive blood products.


New appeal for WA's Peel Health Campus

12 August, 2021

Hames Sharley was commissioned as the architect for a major refurbishment at the campus.


Helmer Scientific GX Solutions medical-grade freezers

09 August, 2021 | Supplied by: Aurora BioScience

Helmer Scientific's GX Solutions include laboratory and plasma freezers for vaccines, medications, blood therapies and sample storage.


New maternity and paediatric hospital for south-west Sydney

02 August, 2021

South-west Sydney will be home to a new maternity and paediatric private health facility — The George Centre — set to open in mid-2023.


Westmead Health Precinct centrepiece connects to health's future

29 July, 2021

Combining health, education, innovation and research, Westmead's Central Acute Services Building (CASB) stands as the new benchmark for connection in design.


Monash Children's Hospital Imagination Tree awakens the senses

20 July, 2021

The Moose Imagination Tree at Monash Children's Hospital is a magical and wondrous space designed and created to help transform the patient's hospital experience.


Camfil CleanSeal Terminal HEPA Housings

01 July, 2021 | Supplied by: Camfil Australia Pty Ltd

CleanSeal terminal HEPA housings are designed for controlled environments and are available in various ceiling and wall configurations for supply and exhaust air applications.


The logistics behind SA's mass vaccination hubs

14 May, 2021

Portable Partitions Australia was approached by SA Health to urgently provide 78 vaccinations booths across SA's northern and central mass vaccination sites.


Camfil Megalam HEPA panel filters for health care

01 May, 2021 | Supplied by: Camfil Australia Pty Ltd

The Megalam ProSafe range of terminal HEPA panel filters is designed for turbulent and laminar airflow applications within high-tech cleanrooms, clean benches and clean air devices.


Planning HVAC flexibility into hospitals of the future

30 April, 2021 by Jane Allman

Pandemics are not a new concept. We should prepare ourselves and our health systems for a higher frequency of such events in the future.


Managing infection risks during construction, renovation and maintenance activities in healthcare facilities

29 April, 2021 | Supplied by: Greencap Limited

Without correct management, construction, renovation and maintenance activities can disperse dust particles contaminated with bacteria and fungi.


How can design help alleviate overcrowded emergency departments?

21 April, 2021 by Cheyenne Lee, Project Leader at Hames Sharley

ED design needs to be re-imagined to create a process that segregates patients and moves them through quickly, despite the limited number of available doctors.


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