Presentations

Redesigning in a Brownfield Site – Establishing the Interface between Digital Hospitals and Models of Care

Redesigning in a Brownfield Site – Establishing the Interface between Digital Hospitals and Models of Care

In this presentation from Health Facilities Design and Development 2018, Stephen Ayre, CEO at Metro South Health explores; 

  • Salient lessons learnt around their transformation journey, including how they coped with the rapid increase in demand and bed capacity and minimised all other activity that could affect the success of their digital implementation
  • Principles of hospital redesign to accommodate new digital environments, such as the remapping and redesign of wards and medication centres
  • Rethinking your interaction with patients – the effect fully digitised environments can have patient experience and models of care
Examing the Operational, Commissioning and Change Management Challenges of the New Bendigo Hospital in the PPP Context

Examing the Operational, Commissioning and Change Management Challenges of the New Bendigo Hospital in the PPP Context

In this presentation from Health Facilities Design and Development 2018, Peter Faulkner, Chief Executive Officer, Bendigo Health and Executive Director Bendigo Hospital Project at Bendigo Hospital explores;

  • Overcoming challenges around commissioning a complex digital environment with particular challenges around preparing and upskilling the workforce
  • Whole of life procurement in the PPP context – communicating effectively with the private partner and challenges around procuring and delivering the project on time and on budget
  • Change management activities and mechanisms were put in place, including change champions, help portals, extensive training programs and tool kits


Insight into one of Australia’s Largest Regional Hospital Developments – The Benefits and Challenges of Greenfield Sites

Insight into one of Australia’s Largest Regional Hospital Developments – The Benefits and Challenges of Greenfield Sites

The Tweed Shire is the latest area to benefit from the NSW Government’s pledge to enhance regional health services as part of a record hospital-building boom.

With $534 Million dedicated to this Greenfield site redevelopment, the new Tweed Valley Hospital will be the largest infrastructure development on the Far North Coast of NSW and will greatly enhance health services for the region, which will experience major population growth and ageing into the future.

In this presentation from Health Facilities Design and Development at Australian Healthcare Week 2018, Matthew Long Director of Corporate Services, Northern NSW Local Health District, explores:\

  • The life cycle of facilities and benefits and challenges of greenfield sites, from providing maximum design flexibility to additional development costs due to poor access and connectivity
  • How they justified their business case for a capital build of this nature and successfully achieved an award of half a Billion dollars in budget allocation
  • Their vision to continually improve the quality of and access to a comprehensive range of integrated health services in partnership with key external partners