25 - 26 March, 2020 |
International Convention Centre, Sydney

Health Facilities Design & Development Day Two: 28 March, 2019

8:00 am - 8:50 am Registration and Networking

8:50 am - 9:00 am Opening Remarks from the Chair

Hospitals are striving to transform their spaces and services to be less clinical and more customer-centric. This panel is a mix of corporate, IT, hospitality and tertiary education, giving you insight into how other industries are designing and developing collaborative, flexible and digitally infused spaces, while sharing key lessons learnt that can be adapted to healthcare. Hear how:

  • Western Sydney University is transforming one of Australia’s fastest growing cities by building vertical campuses to co-locate and foster collaboration between students, researchers and professionals and industry in Western Sydney
  • Atlassian is injecting the fun into the workplace by creating scalable spaces that integrate technology to help Atlassians communicate and collaborate on a global scale
  • Hilton is building brand new hotels across Australasia that follow universal design guidelines that challenge architects and designers to invent spaces that are welcoming, accessible and creative
Prof Denise Kirkpatrick, Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President at Western Sydney University

Prof Denise Kirkpatrick

Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President
Western Sydney University

Ross Chippendale, Global Head of Workplace Technology at Atlassian

Ross Chippendale

Global Head of Workplace Technology

Phillipa le Roux, Design and Project Director at Architecture, Design and Construction, Hilton Australasia

Phillipa le Roux

Design and Project Director
Architecture, Design and Construction, Hilton Australasia

9:50 am - 10:20 am PEOPLE & CHANGE - The Essential People Tool to Lead Real Change

Given the voracity,speed and extent of change in
the healthcare industry, it’s essential to understand
yourself first before you encourage others to make
change. This session will help you:
• Become aware of the 3 mental barriers to
change implementation
• Understand how others may react to change
proposals and plan for success
• Implement a cognitive behavioural 4 step
change planning process to help you lead
change in any environment
Anthony Bonnici, Director & Motivational Speaker at Move Mountains

Anthony Bonnici

Director & Motivational Speaker
Move Mountains

10:20 am - 10:50 am Spotlight Session: Using Simulation to Optimise Healthcare Processes and Facilities

Mater Education is using immersive simulation methodologies for facility and process testing to enhance healthcare organisations’ processes, facilities and service delivery. Learn about the benefits and challenges of using simulation in your health facility and how simulation:

  • Can be used to test new and existing facilities, such as their full scale pre-opening 24 hr simulation event at Mater Private Hospital Springfield Rehearse high risk, low frequency complex surgical procedures to ensure safe and effective care, such 
  • Increases the efficiency, effectiveness and safety of healthcare processes and facilities to optimise healthcare delivery and is an opportunity for organisational learning;
  • Help to develop a competent workforce and shift workplace cultures through end user orientation, strengthened interprofessional relationships and workforce engagement 
Donna Bonney, CEO at Mater Education

Donna Bonney

Mater Education

Stephanie Barwick, Acting Director of Simulation at Mater Education

Stephanie Barwick

Acting Director of Simulation
Mater Education

10:50 am - 11:20 am Networking Morning Tea

11:20 am - 11:50 am Spotlight Interview: Using Health Intelligence to Find the Sweet Spot between Your Infrastructure and Clinical Services Plan

This interview will discuss how health intelligence, which incorporates analysis and subsequent insights from population health management and the social determinants of health, adds significant value to your planning approach. Learn:

  • What value add ‘health intelligence’ offers and why it’s relevant to leaders in clinical services,  service redesign and infrastructure planning
  • Practical and legislative challenges in adapting the approach
  • How to collect and use health intelligence to improve the accuracy of your clinical services and capital/infrastructure plan
  • Why health intelligence helps break down traditional silos and supports partnering and collaboration to realise potential
Frank Tracey, Executive Director Clinical Services at Children’s Health Queensland Hospital and Health Service

Frank Tracey

Executive Director Clinical Services
Children’s Health Queensland Hospital and Health Service

11:50 am - 12:20 pm Redevelopment: Introducing Activity Based Working to a Research Environment to Support a Mobile and Digital Workforce

Many future Health redevelopments are being planned with of Activity Based Working (ABW) work style as embraced by many areas in the corporate and public sector sectors such as Telstra, ANZ, Microsoft and Bankwest. However, the introduction of ABW remains a controversial topic in Health Care. 

The Kids Research Team of Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network will outline the experience of creating the Paediatric Clinical Research Centre and introducing ABW at Kids Research, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead, with insight into their:

  • Vision 
  • Achievements
  • Lessons learned and how this may apply to your environment
  • Next steps
Cate Smith, Associate Director at Research Operations, Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network

Cate Smith

Associate Director
Research Operations, Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network

Tim Hoffmann, Director Planning & Redesign at Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network

Tim Hoffmann

Director Planning & Redesign
Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network

12:20 pm - 1:20 pm Networking Lunch

1:20 pm - 1:50 pm Using LEAN Design to Save Costs When Retrofitting Technology and New Models of Care

Using examples from across the Metro North HHS, hear key lessons learnt around using LEAN design in retrofitting technology and new models of care.Takeaway points of this session include:

  • When is a good time to use LEAN?
  • Workflow must-haves versus workflow nice-to-haves
  • How to determine what “waste” is?
  • Managing change in people and process
Alanna Geary, Executive Director Nursing and Midwifery Services at Metro North Hospital and Health Service

Alanna Geary

Executive Director Nursing and Midwifery Services
Metro North Hospital and Health Service

Sally Jones

Nursing Director
Redcliffe Hospital

1:50 pm - 2:20 pm New Build: Big Bang is Just the Beginning – Incremental Change to Make the Most of Your Building and Technology

The $1.76 Billion Fiona Stanley Hospital is one of the most digitally advanced hospitals in Australia. It continues to leverage and improve its infrastructure bit by bit to create fit-for-the-future facilities well after opening 3 years ago. Learn:

  • How to use clinical workflows to prioritise investment and drive incremental improvements
  • How to adapt the choices we make when building or commissioning to get the most value from our investment 
  • That no building is perfect when we go live – we must prioritise investment and manage expectations
Dr Hannah Seymour, Medical Director at Fiona Stanley Hospital

Dr Hannah Seymour

Medical Director
Fiona Stanley Hospital

2:20 pm - 2:50 pm New Build: New Christchurch Hospital Build: Resilient Buildings in a Seismically Active City

It’s recognised that Canterbury’s existing acute hospital facilities will not meet demand beyond 2018. To address this, a new acute services building is
being built as part of the Christchurch Health Precinct to meet future capacity and be able to keep operating after a projected magnitude 7-8 earthquake. Learn about:

  • Future proofing to meet projected capacity and maintain patient flow for the acutely unwell
  • How the Canterbury Health system is designed to keep people out of hospital  
  • Key design principles for resilient builds, including base isolation, protection of services and a revolutionary new ward layout
  • Learnings that came from mocking up the new ward layout an a Design Lab – the role patients and clinicians played in design
Dr. Ian Town, Chairman at Health Precinct Advisory Council (NZ)

Dr. Ian Town

Health Precinct Advisory Council (NZ)

2:50 pm - 3:20 pm Networking Afternoon Tea

3:20 pm - 3:50 pm New Build: Victorian Heart Hospital – A Project of National Significance and Global Reach

The Victorian Heart Hospital represents a tripartite agreement between Monash Health, Monash University and the Victorian government. It presents the opportunity to establish Australia's first stand-alone hospital dedicated to world class delivery of clinical services for cardiology and cardiac surgery. It integrates clinical care, research and teaching within the same facility, with considerable business development opportunities. The objective and process for developing the hospital will be reviewed.
  • The VHH will permit integration of clinical care, research and teaching within the same building
  • The VHH represents a novel tripartite agreement and partnership between Monash Health, Monash University and the Victorian government
  • There are considerable economic rewards to be delivered by establishing these activities within a stand-alone institution
Prof. Stephen Nicholls, Director at MonashHeart

Prof. Stephen Nicholls


3:50 pm - 4:20 pm Brownfield: Top Tips for Developing a Strong Business Case with Reference to Queensland’s Brownfield Developments

With the pace of change, retrofitting is likely to become an increasingly powerful tool for future proofing our hospitals. Learn:

  • What can you do to future proof a brownfield site – Caboolture, Logan and Ipswich
  • Building QLD’s approach to the next tranche of priority hospital development projects 
  • Top tips for developing a strong business case for large scale redevelopments
Damian Gould, Chief Executive Officer at Building QLD

Damian Gould

Chief Executive Officer
Building QLD

3:50 pm - 4:20 pm New Build: The Royal Adelaide Hospital - Undertaking Major Change in Complex Environments

The $2.3 Billion Royal Adelaide hospital was a complex development. Learn about how they managed to deliver the hospital in light of complications, including:

  • The journey – from infrastructure to motivating people
  • Understanding complexity and why it’s important
  • What worked and what didn’t – lessons on clinical engagement and myth busting
  • The aftermath - if we’d known then what we know now
Paul Lambert, Executive Director at Activation, new Royal Adelaide Project, Central Adelaide Local Health Network

Paul Lambert

Executive Director
Activation, new Royal Adelaide Project, Central Adelaide Local Health Network

4:50 pm - 5:00 pm Closing Remarks from the Chair and Conference Closed