Interim Executive Director Medical Services
West Moreton Hospital and Health Service
Health Facilities Design & Development Day One: Wednesday, 30 September 2020
Wednesday, March 25th, 2020
With an estimated 7% of Australia's total carbon footprint being generated by the healthcare sector, sustainability has found its way into the spotlight as Australian hospitals and architects look to build state-of-the-art "green" facilities.
With healthcare spending on an upward trajectory, there is also increased pressure on hospitals to make hard choices around sustainable healthcare with financial viability and patient safety at front of mind.
Watch two teams battle it out as they debate the viability and appropriateness of building and maintaining sustainable hospitals.
Health Facilities Design & Development Day Two: Thursday, 1 October 2020
Thursday, March 26th, 2020
1:30 PM $124 Million Ipswich Hospital Redevelopment Stage 1A: Future Proofing Your Master Plan to Ensure Design Feasibility to Meet Future Demand
In fifteen years, there will be twice the number of residents in Ipswich as there are today. To address future healthcare needs well into the future, over the next five years West Moreton Health Service is investing $124.4 Million in the redevelopment plans for Ipswich Hospital to increase clinical capacity through expansion. Learn how to:
- Future proof your master plan by refreshing your projections to ensure relevance and feasibility of design
- Distil a team culture for being agile and flexible in the changing environment
- Manage demand during the infrastructure process with an ‘enabling stage’, with insight into challenges around relocating the Ipswich mental health unit