AHDC November 2017 Education Event – Sydney Hospital in the Spotlight plus AGM

AHDC AGM 23rd Nov 5-6pm AEST

Followed by

An AHDC Educational Event –

Sydney Hospital in the Spotlight – from Design to Delivery

Speaker: Andrew Bott

Andrew Bott is an experienced health service executive and senior health planner with 30 years’ experience working extensively in Australia and internationally. With a proven track record in health service and project management, he has led major change projects in the public and private healthcare sectors.

As Project Manager Operations for Northern Beaches Hospital in Sydney, Andrew is responsible for leading cutting-edge design development, managing all FF&E, operational planning (clinical and non-clinical) and patient transfer strategies

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AHDC June 2017 Education Event – NEUROPHILIC DESIGN

AHDC June 2017 Education Event.


and Lessons Learnt in Designing Health Environments

Thursday 22 June 2017

Speaker: Professor Heidi Zeeman.

Professor Zeeman is a Principal Research Fellow at the Menzies Health Institute Queensland, at Griffith University. She is widely published in international journals and currently is writing her second book, Brain and the Built Environment: Heidi’s research has centred on understanding the experiences of people following catastrophic injury and illness and the environments in which they live, recover and work. Heidi will speak about Neurophilic design, which is a term that refers to the breadth and depth of the brain-built environment interface. Capturing healthy and injured brain functions and behaviours, and integrating this with design research, the neurophilic model explores from a holistic and evidence based perspective how people best respond to places and spaces.

Pecha Kucha – Lessons Learnt in Designing Health Environments

Following Professor Zeeman will be an interactive interstate Pecha Kucha type discussion on Lessons Learnt in designing health environments. The session to include five contributions from around the country, each of 3 mins duration plus 3 mins discussion, and presented in a good natured and light hearted manner in the spirit of collegially sharing information and experience of health design professionals, which was the impetus behind the formation of the Australian Health Design Council.Following our speakers there will be an opportunity to network with AHDC members, the speakers and colleagues. Please book for you chosen location.

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“Ahead of the Game”

Implementation of Digital Integration into Hospital Planning and Building, on Thursday, 23 February 2017

The event will host presentations on the Implementation of Digital Integration into Hospital Planning and Building. – Click Here to Book

The implementation of Digital Integration systems requires the capture and exchange of information in the health space to be integrated with disparate systems such as Electronic (patient) Medical Records (EMR), Pathology, Radiology, and the burgeoning Medical equipment interfaces which include minimally invasive surgical, robotic and Interventional equipment such as MRI. The successful implementation of these systems poses major challenges in facility design.

The requirements of best practice in patient care to incorporate and future proof these systems drives the design and construction of our health care facilities. Understanding the interface between the technical requirements of the design and build-ability is an ongoing challenge for our Industry.

This Seminar will present subject matter by experts from both the Integration and build-ability perspective and will be of vital interest to all involved in health facility design.

Tom Craddock from Hospital IT will present from the Information Communications Technology (ICT) planning and design perspective.

Arch Fotheringham from Multiplex will present lessons learnt from the buildability perspective.

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2017 UIA-PHG International Student & Young Architect Competition – “Smart, Green & Beyond: Healhtcare Facility of the Future”

On behalf of the organizing committee, the UIA-PHG cordially invite you, your students or your colleagues to participate in the 2017 UIA-PHG International Student & Young Architect Competition

The theme is “Smart, Green & Beyond: Healthcare Facility of the Future”. The registration deadline is 28 February 2017 and the submission deadline is 31 March 2017. No registration fee is required. There will be two categories: Group A for college students and Group B for young architects, with top cash prizes of USD $8,000.

The competition is organized by UIA-PHG, GUPHA (Global University Program in Healthcare Architecture) and CHCC (China Hospital Construction Conference), and sponsored by ZhuYiTai-China Hospital Build.

See the competition document: 2017-uia-phg-competition

See the endorsement letter from UIA:  official-approval-from-icc-2016-uia-phg

If you need more information of the competition, please visit the UIA-PHG official website:, or contact the competition coordinator: Dr. Yilin Song at [email protected]

Please visit the UIA official website for the press release:



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Annual General meeting 2016

Thursday 24th November 2016

Venue AHDC Annual General Meeting – 6-7pm, AEST

Followed by networking (Christmas Drinks) until 8:00 pm


Brisbane Aurecon office, Level 14, Santos Place, 32 Turbot Street Brisbane

Concurrent video conference of event at the following locations:

Sydney Aurecon office, Level 2, 116 Military Road, Neutral Bay NSW

Melbourne Aurecon office, Level 8, 850 Collins Street, Docklands Victoria

Perth Aurecon office, Level 5, 863 Hay Street, Perth

Adelaide Aurecon office, 55 Grenfell St, Adelaide


All financial members of AHDC are invited to attend (and to vote) plus the current Committee that comprises.

Chairperson Jane Carthey
Secretary Kate Copeland
Partnerships Lesley Alway
Treasurer Harm Hollander
Membership Stephen Phillips
Member John Temple
Member Ian Stitchell


In accordance with the constitution of AHDC, the AGM agenda will be to:

  1. to receive from the committee reports on the activities of the association during the preceding financial year
  2. elect office-bearers of the association and ordinary committee members,
  3. receive and consider any financial statement or report required to be submitted to members under the Act.

All financial members of AHDC are invited to vote at the meeting.

Anybody who wishes to stand for the committee, please email [email protected] to receive a copy of the nomination form.   The form must be returned by COB on 15 November 2016.

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AusHDC Visit to Sunshine Coast University Hospital on 25 October 2016

Following our Queensland Trifecta cheap nba jerseys presentations on 24 October 2016, a group of HEALTH 8 AHDC members hopped on a bus early the next day, and made the trip to the Sunshine Coast to visit the new SCUH. Don Glynn very kindly gave up his morning to show us around and over AHDC 3 hours we Auf managed to see most of the newly cheap nfl jerseys developed hospital which is programmed to open early next year.

The hospital Villa is very impressive especially in terms of its size and response to the Sunshine Coast environment. The wide hospital street is Entry a great public space and together with the internal landscaped NEW courtyard spaces will assist occupy with way finding and opportunities for patients and their families to de-stress during hospital visits.

The layout of some units generated debate cheap jerseys amongst the group and it will be very interesting 5 to see the results of post occupancy evaluations once the hospital has been operational for some time.

Thanks again wholesale nfl jerseys to Don Glynn, his team and others at Queensland Health for arranging the visit.

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Medical Architecture in AHDC partnership Swanbury Penglase cheap nba jerseys Architects has won 2015 the Gold cheap nfl jerseys Award at Architect’s for Health IHEEM 2013 for their project, Glenside Health ISSUE Services in Adelaide FOTO . AHDC member Mungo Smith prova is Senior Director with Medical Architecture Australasia Pacific Pty cheap nfl jerseys (Australia).

The Glenside Health Services project provides a 129 bed mental health and substance abuse facility for people from South Australian country regions and the eastern metropolitan Adelaide region. Through collaborative working, the joint design team meshed international expertise and emerging trends in mental healthcare design with an experienced understanding of the local architectural vernacular, appreciation of the site and the community it serves.

For more to information about this wholesale nfl jerseys project see MA’s link below.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Melbourne, Australia.

The Australian Health Design Council (AHDC) is pleased wholesale NFL jerseys to launch wholesale NBA jerseys their updated website (

Following on for cheap NFL jerseys the successful national launch campaign in 2012, the AHDC embarked on Ptv a online upgrade with wholesale MLB jerseys the generous assistance of their foundation partners, PKF Flooring and In Vitro congelada Technologies.

The result is a web presence which is now allows for the identified needs of the diverse user base, and integrates with the established resources on both Linkedin and affiliate organisations.

Some of the features of the new website include an overhauled membership application and profile section, as well as integrated event and news items.

The AHDC web committee is now identifying Stage 2 of the web upgrade, which will include increase member resources 2016 and exclusive content, and the building of more “community” Quisque driven information by members, for members.

The AHDC encourages all existing members and supporters to visit the new site and provide any feedback or comments directly to [email protected]

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Australian Health Design Council News – 2016 #1

Welcome back cheap jerseys for 2016. We are looking forward to great year of sharing and growing the Australian Health Design Council with you.

There are a number of initiatives being put in place with more events planned for this year. This is just a wholesale nfl jerseys quick update for you.

Next committee meeting and AHDC event: Thursday 18th February

Redefining Innovation: Designing Healthy, Sustainable wholesale jerseys and Liveable Communities

Presentations by: Fiona Armstrong, Founder of Climate and Health Alliance & Jeff Robinson, Global Sustainable Buildings Leader, Aurecon.

Book your cheap nba jerseys place at this event here:

Our events this year will be hosted in each capital city by our new supporting partner Aurecon. Each live event will be video conferenced concurrently to each of Aurecon’s state offices. We greatly appreciate ????? this support from Aurecon in making our events more accessible to our members. Each event will coincide with a Council committee meeting.

Our calendar of presentations has been set as follows:

February 18th

April Field 21st

June 16th

August 18th

October 24th

In the monhs in between we will Football be organising a number of special site visits and health facility tours, so stay tuned.

All events will only be available to financial AHDC Members. So if you need to renew your membership or apply to be an AHDC member please click on the following:

AHDC Membership Renewal

New AHDC Member Application

New Committee:

Chair: Jane Carthey

Committee Members: Harm Hollander, Kate Copeland, Lesley Alway, Sean O’Leary, Stephen Phillips, Ian Stitchell

Administration Support: Sue Thomson Warwick

We welcome on to the committee and appreciate the support of Ian Stitchell (Gray Puksand) and Stephen Phillips (Imagescape)

Foundation Partners

To provide free events and seminars to members as well as keeping membership fees low we need and appreciate the support of Foundation Partners. We thank the ongoing support of PKF Flooring and Invitro We welcome also our new Foundation Partner, Herman Miller Healthcare

We would like to hear from you:

As part of our development we would Selfie like your input into the councils activities and hear what is important to you. Please answer the short number of questions in this survey. We are also looking for additional speakers and presentations for later this year. Please note on the survey if you are willing to present to AHDC members. Link to AHDC Survey.

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