Winners announced for the European Healthcare Design Awards 2016

28 June - the winners of the first European Healthcare Design Awards were announced at the 2016 Congress & Exhibition held at the Royal College of Physicians in London.

The congress, organised by Architects for Health and SALUS Global Knowledge Exchange, included a full two-day conference programme, an exhibition of the latest design and technology solutions and study tours of the UK’s most innovative new health facilities.

The awards aim to recognise design excellence in the healthcare environment and to promote health and wellbeing.

Accuride is please to say that the Flo-Motion door system, developed with Axis Automatic Entrance Systems for Alder Hey Children's Hospital and using Accuride's DA0116RC door hardware, won the award for Design Innovation for Quality Improvement.

Winner: Axis Flo-Motion for Alder Hey Children’s Hospital
Designed by Axis Automatic Entrance Systems and BDP

Judges: Dr Eve Edelstein, Perkins + Will, USA; Colum Lowe, Being Design, UK; Christine Chadwick, GE Healthcare, Canada

Read more about the Alder Hey door project here.