By Dr Rhonda Kerr Hospitals and the Covid-19 pandemic Australians involved in healthcare, and particularly hospitals, watched with growing concern as American and European hospitals were overwhelmed with patients arising from the COVID pandemic. We wondered how well our hospitals would cope when the pandemic came to Australia. COVID-19 has shone a light on weaknessesContinue reading “Beyond 2020: Providing appropriate facilities for clinical care”
How can health designers respond to the challenge of the COVID-19 challenge while ensuring that patients and staff are supported by a healing and salutogenic environment. Is id possible?
ORCID 0000-0003-0234-976X Design flexibility and adaptability inside hospitals Design flexibility inside a hospital building serves as an enabler for a health service to clinically progress. The definition of flexibility has, however, had a disparate response from various researchers and a lack of a universal understanding has led to a restricted over-arching view. This resulting level ofContinue reading “99 Ways to Flexible Hospital Design”