May 14, 2013

Ferndene FX reports on the Children and Young Peoples’ Centre

  Healthcare specialists Medical Architecture continue to receive recognition for their new child and adolescent mental healthcare centre,  Ferndene  a specialist inpatient facility that brings together children and young people’s mental health and learning disability services for the first time in the UK. Built by Laing O’Rourke, it was commissioned by Northumberland, Tyne and Wear […]

Apr 3, 2013

Happy, healthy microbial environments?

Our bodies and homes are covered in microbes — some good for us, some bad for us. As we learn more about the germs and microbes who share our living spaces, TED Fellow Jessica Green asks: Can we design buildings that encourage happy, healthy microbial environments? Click here to link to the film

Integrating Local Services
Mar 11, 2013

Integrating Local Services

A new paper Integrated Local Services by Andy Black of Durrow and Medical Architecture’s Christopher Shaw which examines how we can make moves to better embrace NHS integrated care. “We are not offering a new way of doing NHS investment – quite the opposite. We are looking at a new way of not doing NHS […]