The effects of the built environment on health outcomes

Ricardo Codinhoto, Patricia Tzortzopoulos, Mike Kagioglou, Ghassan Aouad, Rachel Cooper

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Abstract

In the UK, there is currently a need for improving healthcare delivery mostly due to a lack of appropriate investment in the past. To tackle this issue the DOH (2004a) established the following targets: a) reduce waiting time, b) reduce patient length of stay in hospitals, c) reduce medicine’s use, d) increase staff time per patient in hospitals, e) increase staff work effectiveness, and f) improve the NHS experience for patients.
Aiming to support the achievement of these targets, the British government has been investing considerably in the improvement of healthcare delivery. The refurbishment and development of new healthcare facilities is part of the plan for achieving the targets. The development of new facilities has stimulated discussions about how to develop better healthcare facilities.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherUniversity of Salford
Commissioning bodyHealth and Care Infrastructure Research and Innovation Centre
Number of pages75
ISBN (Print)978-1-905732-46-3
Publication statusPublished - 2008

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Codinhoto, R., Tzortzopoulos, P., Kagioglou, M., Aouad, G., & Cooper, R. (2008). The effects of the built environment on health outcomes. University of Salford.

The effects of the built environment on health outcomes. / Codinhoto, Ricardo; Tzortzopoulos, Patricia; Kagioglou, Mike; Aouad, Ghassan; Cooper, Rachel.

University of Salford, 2008. 75 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Codinhoto, R, Tzortzopoulos, P, Kagioglou, M, Aouad, G & Cooper, R 2008, The effects of the built environment on health outcomes. University of Salford.
Codinhoto R, Tzortzopoulos P, Kagioglou M, Aouad G, Cooper R. The effects of the built environment on health outcomes. University of Salford, 2008. 75 p.
Codinhoto, Ricardo ; Tzortzopoulos, Patricia ; Kagioglou, Mike ; Aouad, Ghassan ; Cooper, Rachel. / The effects of the built environment on health outcomes. University of Salford, 2008. 75 p.
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