Healthy Hospitals

Healthy Hospitals

One of a number of discussion documents developed by an NHS trust in the UK which was underperforming—i.e., had zero or one star after an investigation by the now defunct Healthcare Commission—and presented to the public by the trust to consider its future role in providing clinical services to the local population. Such reports were meant to involve staff, local citizens and other stakeholders in a frank dialogue on how to improve performance.
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The project is part of a program, organized by the group Health Care Without Harm and sources funds from the Global Environment Facility, to develop a global network of green and healthy hospitals .
While this relationship indicates that healthy hospitals have institutional integrity, they are vulnerable to destructive outside forces, and face environmental complexities and uncertainties, as well as irrational or unreasonable clients' demands.
The multiple time series research design compares each hospital to itself, before and after reform, contrasting the changes in less financially healthy hospitals to the changes in more financially healthy hospitals, adjusting for observed differences in patient risk factors.
The Ottawa Charter helped put in place this approach, which has blossomed in Canada and around the world as Healthy Schools, Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Hospitals, Healthy Markets in Asia and Africa, Healthy Communities in Canada, Healthy Villages in EMRO, Healthy Municipalities in PAHO and Healthy Cities in Europe.
With regard to ownership of the Healthy Hospitals Project at the local level, the Ministry of Public Health played an important role in reinforcing and training each occupational health and safety committee in the selected hospitals through ongoing support.
Recent awards have included the nationally preferred design for the CABE-sponsored Healthy Hospitals Campaign, RIBA and RICS awards for Jesmond Dene House Hotel and other projects.
H2E has given out a number of awards to hospitals that exemplify the healthy hospitals mission.
The author includes a chapter on 'the therapy of a well-designed environment' but makes no reference to the work of Roger Ulrich or Brian Lawson (see 'Healing Architecture', AR March 2002) or even more recently CABE's work on healthy hospitals.
The Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (CABE) and the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) have joined forces for the Healthy Hospitals Campaign.
We knew the senior Scott Tallon Walker personnel socially and by design reputation and they knew of our track record at the award-winning St Gemma's Hospice in Leeds and St Oswald's Hospice in Newcastle, and the work we have done on the Cabesponsored Healthy Hospitals campaign, so we were delighted to be asked to work together on the design.
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