The Call for Entries for the European Healthcare Design Awards 2019 has been extended until 14 March, giving interested parties an extra two weeks to send in their project submissions. Overall, there are ten categories across primary, secondary and tertiary levels of international healthcare provision and delivery.
Celebrating the cream of healthcare design projects worldwide, the awards will help set a benchmark from which to advance standards in the creation of healthcare environments that support new systems of care delivery, research, and the implementation of design innovations.
Organised by Architects for Health and SALUS Global Knowledge Exchange, the awards will be presented at a prestigious ceremony during the final session of the 5th European Healthcare Design 2019 Congress, held at the Royal College of Physicians, in London, on 17-19 June.
The ten awards categories are:
The new deadline for entries to be received is 14 March 2019, so download the Awards Call for Entries and Awards Criteria Guidelines and make a start on your submission(s) today using the online form.
The Awards are supported by Lead sponsor Integrated Health Projects (IHP), and category sponsors Medical Architecture and Guldmann.
Congress Preliminary Programme to launch in February
The programme committee for the European Healthcare Design 2019 Congress is currently evaluating the papers submitted for presentation at this year's event, and the Preliminary Programme will be launched in February.
The 2019 Congress is the fifth global forum for the exchange of knowledge on the relationship between research and health policy and practice within the field of healthcare design. The Congress adopts a whole-system approach to redesigning international health systems, services and infrastructure through the exchange of knowledge, research and best practice. Every year, it attracts around 450 delegates – including clinicians, healthcare executives, health estates and development professionals, architects and designers, engineers, health planners, and researchers – from about 30 countries worldwide.
This year's plenary theme is Blurring the boundaries: Designing place-based health systems. There are a further six streams: