Design in Health

Designing with compassion

15 April, 2024

Balancing calm, serene spaces with acute facilities, the Anam Cara House is a unique hospice facility supporting people living with a life‐limiting diagnosis.

New $54 million integrated cancer centre opens

27 March, 2024

Developed by Northwest Healthcare Properties, the new facility has the capacity to deliver more than 13,000 cancer treatments a year.

La Trobe Private Hospital reopens after redevelopment

07 March, 2024

La Trobe Private Hospital has reopened its doors following a complete redevelopment, giving residents of Melbourne's northern suburbs further access to health care.

Camfil Hi-Flo energy-efficient filters

01 March, 2024 | Supplied by: Camfil Australia Pty Ltd

The filters are designed to remove airborne contaminants such as smoke, bacteria, fumes, fungi and virus-bearing droplet nuclei.

Flexibility, a cornerstone of future hospital design: report

19 February, 2024

Flexibility is becoming a cornerstone of future hospital design, allowing healthcare organisations to adapt swiftly to evolving care models, digital technologies and changing patient profiles.

Kaeser Australia CSG rotary screw compressors

05 December, 2023 | Supplied by: Kaeser Compressors Australia

Kaeser Australia's latest class 0 oil-free compressors are designed for applications that have especially high demands when it comes to compressed air quality.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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