As has become tradition, the European Healthcare Design Congress 2021 was brought to a close with a ceremony to celebrate the winners of the European Healthcare Design Awards 2021, supported by Integrated Health Projects (IHP) and category sponsors Hoare Lea and Medical Architecture.
Charles Darwin’s interpreted observation that it’s neither the most intellectual nor the strongest of the species that survives but the species that is able best to adapt and adjust to the changing environment in which it finds itself was the final message of Royal College of Physicians’ president Dr Andrew Goddard’s keynote talk during the opening plenary of the 7th European Healthcare Design Congress.
Watch our short video on what delegates at the European Healthcare Design Congress 2021 can expect from this year’s event, which takes place virtually on 14-17 June.
The opening plenary of European Healthcare Design 2020 featured three illustrious experts on planetary health, sustainability and climate change.
This plenary of keynote talks explored wider issues around health, wellness, life expectancy, health inequalities, and how technology may be deployed to address these problems.
Organised by NHS Property Services, this panel discussion highlighted how the NHS is the UK’s largest public-sector emitter of carbon emissions and has a duty to respond to government targets, including being net carbon-zero by 2050.
This session included discussion between some of the UK’s leading thinkers and practitioners in healthcare design on the Government’s new Health Infrastructure Plan (HIP).
This plenary session featured keynote talks from three global health leaders who, in different capacities, have been involved in the pandemic response.
To mark the launch of this year’s programme, we hosted a free webinar focusing on the plenary theme of this year’s congress: ‘Creative destruction: Design innovation in the face of existential threats’.
Here, we describe how to get the most from your Congress experience and share some tips on how to engage on the event platform.