Valuable learnings from other sectors

April 2010

Sophie Eastwood considers how planners and designers of new healthcare facilities can apply valuable experience from other sectors, such as residential and commercial, both to speed project completion, and to create a more harmonious, non-institutional feel which both aids patient recovery, and provides an enhanced working environment for medical and clinical personnel.

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