17 - 18 March, 2021 |
International Convention Centre, Sydney
Marcus Gurthie, Chief Executive Officer at Mildura Private Hospital

Marcus Gurthie


Chief Executive Officer
Mildura Private Hospital

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Marcus.

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Health Facilities Design & Development Day One: Wednesday, 17 March 2021

Wednesday, March 17th, 2021


10:10 AM THE GREAT DEBATE: Sustainable Hospitals: Is the Investment Worth it or Is It Just a Fad?

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.