European Healthcare Design Conference, 22-23 June 2015

A European Healthcare Design Conference will be held at the Royal College of Physicians, London, 22-23 June 2015.  This conference is being organised by Architects for Health and SALUS Global Knowledge Exchange, with a range of other organisations, including the European Health Property Network, involved in the programme and organising committees.

The proposed programme for the conference is wide-ranging in scope, and it tackles many of the key challenges facing healthcare systems across Europe, particularly in these areas:

Systems and service transformation: integrating workforce change, innovative technology and the built environment

Healthcare quality improvement: safety & value by design

Technology: horizon scanning for disruptive innovation

Arts and creativity: transforming the culture of care

Specialist care: designing for aged care, cancer care, mental health, complex conditions and chronic disease

Integrated care models: the hospital-community interface

Future fl exibility: plan for uncertainty, design for change

Sustainable development: procuring, planning and designing for environmental, social and economic value

Health promotion: designing healthy hospitals

Abstracts are now being invited for submission, for themed papers, posters, workshops or colloquia.  You can download the call for submission and other documentation here.