Insights 2019-09-10T05:26:05+00:00

HEALTHCARE INSIGHTS

Here at WSP we do not only envision the future. We build it.

Developing an eco-system of place-based healthcare infrastructure in developing markets

Jabulile Nhlapo: how to develop an ecosystem of place-based healthcare infrastructure in developing markets

Achieving universal health coverage remains key to the Sustainable Development Goals and the New Urban Agenda. This talk addresses how to overcome a sparse or lack of formal facilities across remote and rural areas.

Suzanne MacCormick presents on how to develop integrated care

Suzanne MacCormick explains how professionals responsible for developing healthcare estate can ensure integrated care has the best physical framework in which to operate.

Grey Base Hospital: Resilient, multi-use design in one of the most challenging locations on Earth

A case study presenting the challenges and innovative solutions for a new secondary hospital and co-located integrated family health centre in New Zealand.

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Locally Relevant, Future Ready Healthcare

The next generation of healthcare buildings will be very different from those built in the past, and those we are familiar with today. How can we design and plan buildings for the future?

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Life Support

Society is ageing fast. Can better, smarter buildings and cities help us to survive the demographic timebomb?

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Delivering Healthcare That is Right for Africa

Eliminating barriers and ultimately increasing access to quality health services, for all, is a key pillar that requires significant focus if the aspirations laid out in the Agenda 2063 are to be achieved.

Empowering Patients

For patients, the care delivery experience can be a daunting experience. At a time when stress and discomfort are high, simplifying the delivery of care promotes health and wellness in many regards.

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We’re Looking To The Future At This Year’s European Healthcare Design Conference

Creating Efficient Facilities

An occupant-aware building makes informed decisions on the operation of its building services based on its users and the type of work being performed.

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Moving From Sustainability To Wellness In Health Care

We know by now that there is a strong business case for sustainability in health care. Our clients are seeing strong results that go far beyond saving money on energy bills.

Lighting For Circadian Rhythms – A Desirable Trend?

Our circadian rhythm is the built-in clock that regulates the timing of our biological processes and daily behaviour, making us alert during the day and sleepy at night.

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Alder Hey: Anatomy of a Modular Hospital

Laing O’Rourke and WSP have designed and built a Liverpool children’s hospital out of 15,000 pre-assembled elements.

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A Fresh Approach To Secure Care

The challenge for providers of secure hospital facilities for patients with serious mental health illnesses is to provide environments that will foster healing and wellbeing without compromising the security measures essential to patient and public safety.