prioritisation in practice design and planning for expansion

Designing and future-proofing your practice may be difficult to gauge. However, here are a few easy tips and investments you can make from the beginning that can help avoid bigger costs later.   Site selection – We always try and make sure that we pick the best placement for your practice, and picking a site […]

top 5 design current trends for surgery waiting rooms

Long gone are the days of whitewashed walls and cold tiled floors – surgery waiting rooms are taking a deliberate step away from the antiseptic-scented, fluorescently-lit clinical space to embrace a warm and welcoming environment. By creating a waiting room that is less ‘sterile-office’ and more reflective of a hotel room or home, you can […]

why turnkey contracts minimise client risk in medical centre fitouts

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Factors that influence the fit-out process While there are many reasons to fit-out a medical practice, the business drivers are typically the same – to create a functional and efficient workspace that maximises the patient experience. While there are many reasons to fit-out a medical practice, the business drivers are typically the same – to […]

KPI’s for a successful medical practice

Increase retention and minimise churn. Modern medical practices think of patients as informed consumers who make sensible and rational decisions about the value and benefits that accrue from their purchasing behaviour. If the experience does not meet their expectations, they will look to find a better experience elsewhere. There are many factors that can influence […]

wayfinding signage in healthcare design

Wayfinding refers to signage and information systems that guide people through an environment and enhance their understanding of a place. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed in a medical practice or dental clinic, which is why it’s so important to have an effective wayfinding system. Wayfinding should: Reduce stress and frustration Increase patient accessibility Make the […]

flooring in veterinary clinics

Just like any other healthcare design project, flooring plays an important part in the design of a veterinary clinic. Choosing the right flooring is crucial. It can save money in the long-term and keep staff and clients safe. Flooring in a veterinarian clinic should be: Durable: Flooring that can withstand chemical agents, spills, animal accidents and […]

find the right surface finishes for your practice

Designing a waiting room is more than what you think looks good. Aesthetics, functionality and practicality all play major roles in deciding what goes into your new waiting room. A dental practice’s waiting office serves very specific functions, and these can be overlooked if you don’t have the correct mindset. Some of these functions include […]

surgery fitout – why colour matters

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If you’ve got a few minutes it’s worth visiting the Pantone website and having a look around. Pantone is a multi-million dollar global company that specialises in colour. It identifies trends and puts together palates that guide everything from what’s on the fashion catwalk to the colour of your home interiors. There is a huge amount of […]

5 most common mistakes in surgery fitouts

1. NO BUSINESS PLAN This normally is a fatal oversight. The Project Managers Institute of Australia have a fine motto which sums this up: “If you fail to plan, you plan to fail”. Preparing a business plan not only gives a budget and goals to work towards, it also reassures the bank that you understand […]

The three most important elements of a surgery fitout

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When you walk into a well thought out dental practice or medical surgery the layout always appears effortless. However the best practices have a great deal of thought and planning behind their seamless look. Here are the key elements that must be carefully considered while you’re establishing or updating your healthcare clinic. DESIGN First and […]