How Clinical Needs Have Shaped the Design and Delivery of a New Emergency Department

Time: 4:55 pm - 5:15 pm

Date: 4.10.22 PM

An all female team present four perspectives of delivering a significant new healthcare project from concept to completion; Walsall Manor Emergency Department for Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust.

Delivered under the Procure 22 Framework, four speakers from different disciplines will describe the collaborative journey of the project and how the new ED will support Walsall Manor by improving patient experience, streamlining patient pathways and providing flexibility for the future, as well as covering lessons learned.

Debbie White
Senior Project Manager for Emergency Department and Acute Care New Build
Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust

Debbie will describe the background to the brief for a new ED, the requirements of the Trust, funding challenges and the aspirations for this new build to meet the growing demands on Walsall Manor Hospital.

Suzanne MacCormick
Director and Healthcare Planner
Spencer Harrison

Suzanne will demonstrate how a clinically-led approach, developed through workshops with multiple staff groups, ensured both a design wrapped around excellence in patient flow and a solution that improves the experience of patients and staff alike. She will illustrate how this clinically-driven design will help the Trust deliver operational efficiencies throughout its urgent and emergency care pathways.

Rebecca Phillips
Design Manager
Tilbury Douglas Construction

Becky will explain how the design and layout of the new Emergency Department has reflected the consultation process through the careful consideration of spatial design, key adjacencies and routes, design flexibility and a first-class healthcare environment. From a main contractor perspective she will discuss how Tilbury Douglas harnessed the Procure22 framework to overcome key challenges, including programme, budget and delivery on a fully operational hospital site.

Rachel Sutton
Mechanical Project Engineer
Tilbury Douglas Engineering

Rachel will divulge the innovations of the project and how the delivery team used technology and modern methods of construction to ensure high quality, value and reduce programme.

SPEAKERS

  • Suzanne McCormick Director and Healthcare Planner - Spencer Harrison
  • Rebecca Phillips Senior Design Manager - Tilbury Douglas Construction
  • Rachel Sutton Mechanical Project Engineer - Tilbury Douglas Engineering
  • View full profile for Debbie WhiteDebbie White Senior Project Manager for Emergency Department and Acute Care New Build - Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust

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