Design in Health

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 Australia Pty Ltd

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

RHH opens medical hyperbaric chamber

18 September, 2020

The Royal Hobart Hospital recently opened its new Department of Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine, featuring a state-of-the-art dual-capability hyperbaric chamber.

Delivering human connection through meaningful architectural design

17 September, 2020 by Chad Brown, Group Director — Education and Communities, Partner at ThomsonAdsett

Hummingbird House is a state-of-the-art children's hospice with an empathic and human-centred design.

The healthcare products taking out Good Design Awards

11 September, 2020

We take a look at a small selection of the healthcare products that showcased at the 2020 Good Design Awards.

Pandemic facilities essential in future designs of hospitals and health facilities

10 August, 2020 by Don Marshall, Health Sector Lead – Qld, Partner at ThomsonAdsett

The long-term impact of COVID-19 will see architects required to include facilities to deal with pandemics in all future designs of healthcare facilities.

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