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Every day, thousands of people experience the pressure of a hospital environment. Inappropriate surroundings can aggravate anxiety, depression, stress and emotional exhaustion, among other effects. In order to create environments that support and enhance the healing process, we need to understand how the physical characteristics of healthcare environments affect health.
Start date: May 2005
End date: October 2009
Investigators Professor Mike Kagioglou
Staff Employed Ricardo Codinhoto; Patricia Tzortzopoulos Fazenda; Steven Ruddock (left in May 2009)
School of the Built Environment
The University of Salford
Salford, Greater Manchester M5 4WT, UK T: +44 (0)161 295 3507 E: r.codinhoto(at)salford(dot)ac(dot)uk
The work with HaCIRIC helps ensure that we continuously review our benefits planning and drive the intended benefits into full realisation.
Professor Duane Passman
Director of 3Ts, Estates and Facilities, Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust