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A to Z of Health Planning Delivering The Health Care Of The Future

Healthcare requires serious specialists with no tolerance for failure. Healthcare buildings need to be appropriately briefed, correctly designed, future-proofed and made affordable for owners, operators and patients. Hospitals must be configured for the required specialisations, equipped correctly and operated safely. They must respond to their context including physical environment, population mix, models of care and local custom. Healthcare is too important to be regarded as Real Estate Development. Professionals in this field must be immersed in Healthcare issues, follow every progress, live and breathe it every day. Learning on the job or simply asking the client “what would you like” is not a substitute for expert knowledge and leadership. This is a field in which no single member of the client organisation is likely to know what is required for a fully functioning hospital. Therefore this is a field where the client looks to the team of experts to determine what is really required, give correct advice as well as excellent solutions. TAHPI is such a team. TAHPI is one of the oldest and largest health planning firms in the world. TAHPI is well established in Australasia and the Middle East and committed to long term, reliable service delivery to private and public clients. TAHPI is one of the most prolific authors of International Standards and Guidelines in Healthcare Design, recently customised specifically for Asia and the Middle East.

“Understanding the complexities of delivering healthcare projects requires specialised skills and proven methodologies” Aladin Niazmand Director, Healthcare

TAHPI is also the largest developer of software and web-based tools for Healthcare facility briefing, planning and design for the entire industry. It combines its extensive Research and Development capability with excellence in Healthcare Architecture to deliver optimal solutions through 10 offices covering from Australasia to the Middle East, Europe and Africa. We welcome strategic partnerships and opportunities for Healthcare projects anywhere in the world.


Capability VISION & BRIEF Understanding the specialised needs of healthcare enables us to create our client’s vision and develop the brief for each individual project. Our web based “Health Facility Briefing System” (HFBS), is applied to take each project from the earliest Briefing and Concept Design through Master Planning, Detailed Design and Documentation, Equipment Schedules and Construction Commissioning in a fraction of the time it would take using traditional methods.

“Our integrated approach uses state of the art methodologies for the design and rapid delivery of healthcare projects.” WITHIN BUDGET We are conscious of the commercial aspects for the healthcare projects. Cost effective solutions balance both the capital outlay together with the long-term life cycle costing. We work closely with experienced quantity surveyors specialised in hospital projects to control the cost through each project. ADDED VALUE TAHPI adds value to projects through years of experience and understanding in healthcare. Our solutions provide efficient planning, minimal structure, optimised MEP systems and planning for the future which guarantees that buildings are economical to build, operate, and maintain whilst allowing for future growth and expansion. Our peer reviews often lead to significant construction saving that dwarf our fees. REGIONAL STRENGTH TAHPI has a strong regional presence with offices in Sydney, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Kuala Lumpur, New Delhi and London, with many more satellite offics shared with local partners.

A to Z Project Delivery Healthcare is a critical and highly specialised discipline that should only be entrusted to the most experienced organisations. TAHPI is a natural choice for the total delivery of healthcare solutions as our area of expertise is healthcare only. Our wealth of experience and proven systems ensure that we deliver on time and budget as demonstrated by our impressive track record. SERVICES TAHPI is unrivalled in the breadth of specialised services offered for delivery of healthcare projects including: ▪▪ ▪▪ ▪▪ ▪▪ ▪▪ ▪▪ ▪▪ ▪▪ ▪▪ ▪▪ ▪▪ ▪▪ ▪▪ ▪▪ ▪▪ ▪▪ ▪▪ ▪▪ ▪▪

Needs Analysis Healthcare Service Planning Healthcare Business Case Studies Healthcare Briefing Healthcare Master Planning Medical Planning Healthcare Architecture Healthcare Interior Design Healthcare Construction Documentation Healthcare Specifications Healthcare Project Management Room Data Sheets Room Layout Sheets 3D Fly-throughs and immersive Virtual Reality Health Facility Standards and Guideline creation Outsourced Licensing Application Reviews MEP Design Equipment Planning & Biomedical Engineering Modular Design Construction

“In Healthcare, learning on the job is not an option”


Methodology Health Service Planning Service Planning starts with the Needs Analysis for health services within a defined population catchment. Statistical analysis is combined with planning skills to identify several directions to proceed. TAHPI’s methodology will guide the client through the development of the service plan. Briefing Briefing (or Functional Program) is a highly specialised field. Preparation of a brief in healthcare projects is unlike any commercial or residential project requiring consultation with a variety of interested parties. TAHPI’s experienced team is skilled in translating the client’s service plan into a set of coherent and medically workable briefs.

TAHPI METHODOLOGY TAHPI has developed its delivery methods over many years such that we can deliver more efficiently with the minimum of stress. Our methodology utilises several important stages involved in delivery of healthcare projects including the following: CLIENT NEEDS Healthcare projects require a clear understanding of the needs in order to establish a Brief. TAHPI has years of experience in dealing with complex, multilayered client organisations and the preparation of robust Needs Analysis Studies to support the preparation of the Brief.

Master Planning The creation of the Master Plan will reflect the long term strategy for the development of the project by projecting the future service demand (typically 10 to 15 years).

“We believe in creating solutions which become the definition of a healing environment” Design TAHPI believes in creating the optimum environment for the delivery of high quality, efficient healthcare services tailored to suit each individual project. The solution is robust in terms of the planning infrastructure and yet flexible enough to deal with the future change. Construction & Commissioning TAHPI takes the project from design to the end of construction and beyond, including equipment and furniture scheduling and procurement, staff orientation and Operational Policy Development.

Health Facility Briefing System HFBS is a powerful web based platform for detailed Project Planning, Briefing, Design, Asset Management and Auditing for healthcare facilities. Registered users can log onto the HFBS website, access comprehensive International standards for Health Design and obtain ready-made, editable “Standard Components� including briefs, room data sheets and layout sheets. These are even customized for use in particular regions of the world such as the Middle East and India. The HFBS technology benefits Health Authorities, Designers, Owners, Operators, Builders, Equipment Planners and Maintenance Managers. HFBS is a worldwide system customized for use in each Domain, being a Country, State or Region. It is available for private as well as public health projects and assets. Furthermore, the mapping module of the HFBS tracks all Healthcare properties visually over a map of the world with direct links to each facilities data. HFBS has thousands of trained users, projects and healthcare properties. It is offered on annual subscription basis, registered users receive training via web + free telephone + email support. More information, instructions and online training can be found at:

Modules Health Service Planning Modules

HFBS Facility Planning Modules

Demand Module uses customized reference files and population catchments to project health service demand in domains around the world

Purchasing Module manages the scheduling, pricing and ordering of FF&E including Medical and Non-Medical equipment synchronized with Briefing.

Supply Capture Module contains features intended for Health Authorities to capture all information on healthcare facilities in their jurisdiction.

Product Module provides the tools to catalog healthcare related products which can be then used in briefing, FF&E scheduling or interior design.

Supply Planning Module maps the health service gaps to geographic catchments and provides powerful tools to plan for the future supply to bridge the gaps.

Budgeting Module provides the earliest project budget cost based on briefing information captured by the Briefing Module.

Assets Mapping Module takes its detailed information from the Supply Capture Module and displays the information on a catchment map.

Recurrent Cost and HR module determines the HR requirements as well as Goods and Services (G&S). These are used to calculate the Recurrent Cost.

Briefing Module rapidly creates detailed project briefs using the Health Facility Guidelines as the base. All operations are based on intuitive drag and drop.

Document Management Module is a powerful and yet intuitive web-based document management system for all project designers and stakeholders.

Auto-specs Module takes the Briefing Module contents and expands into detailed specification for FF&E including all Medical and Non-medical equipment. Printing Module is integrated into all relevant modules. It utilizes over 40 templates to generate a variety of reports for immediate use by the project team. HFBS Mobile Modules

HFBS for Revit Module brings the functions of HFBS briefing into Revit and provides two-way synchronization between Briefing and Design data. Door Schedule Module is a template based tool for the rapid scheduling of all standard and specialized door types in a healthcare facility. Standards and Guidelines for Design

Mobile Briefing Module provides the functionality of the HFBS Briefing Module on an IPAD using finger operation with full access to the HFBS data on the road.

HFBS is the host of International Health Facility Guidelines (iHFG) for many countries. These are available as Apps for IOS and Android devices.

Defects Management Module captures and manages the project defects and deviations from the brief, generate reports and tracks history.

HFBS Revit Family Market is an online marketplace containing a collection of over 1700 FF & FE items in full 3D and compatible with iHFG.


Experience TAHPI is one of the largest, most prolific and experienced specialists in Healthcare Planning and Design in the World, delivering competent Projects throughout Australasia, Middle East, Europe and Africa. Selected examples of our experience are illustrated in the following pages. “We give our clients peace of mind by combining our proven methodologies with our depth of experience to create solutions that exceed their expectations�

Service Planning Delivering Complete Healthcare Service Planning Solutions (TAHPI SPS) for all elements of Projects


Consumers and Providers


Hospitals & Centres


Needs, Demands & Health Benefits

Where City, Regional or Remote How

Structures and Finances


Program & Forecasting Implementation

TAHPI-SPS adopts a practical “can do� planning approach, delivering healthcare serviec plans for: Country-scale Capacity Planning Demand Modelling Supply Surveys and Audits Healthcare Service Gap Analysis Future Supply Planning KPU analysis and Briefing Govt. Planning and Policy development Individual project Feasibility Planning Business Case and Due Diligence Models of Care development Efficiency Audits and reforms

Delivering timely, effective and sustainable service planning to translate need and vision into actions and outcomes, using advanced methods and tools to deliver solutions and outcomes in a fraction of the usual time. Taking time to listen and to keep stakeholders informed throughout the process.

TAHPI-SPS will assist in all aspects of Service Planning for Health Systems, Services or Facilities: National and State Governments Regional Health Authorities Local Communities Hospital Networks Individual Hospitals Private Health Service Providers Investors


Australian Projects PRIVATE HOSPITALS • Macquarie University Hospital, Sydney, NSW • Macquarie University Specialist Clinics, Sydney, NSW • North Shore Private Hospital Stages 1, 2 & 3, Sydney, NSW • North Shore Private Hospital Dexus Hospital Project, NSW • Wollongong Private Hospital, NSW • Norwest Private Hospital Stages 1 & 2, Sydney, NSW • Campbelltown Private Hospital Stages 1, 2 & 3, Sydney, NSW • Wollongong Private Hospital, NSW • Private Maternity Hospital, Melbourne, VIC • Gold Coast University Private Hospital, QLD • Lady Davidson Rehabilitation Hospital Stages 1 & 2, Sydney, NSW • Westmead Private Hospital stages 2 & 3, Sydney, NSW • The Hills Private Hospital, Baulkham Hills, Sydney, NSW • Warners Bay Private Hospital, NSW • Lake Macquarie Private Hospital Stages 1, 2, 3 & 4, NSW • Lake Macquarie Private Hospital - Radiation Oncology, NSW • Dalcross Private Hospital, Sydney, NSW • Nepean Medical Research Laboratories, Penrith, NSW • St George Private Hospital, Kogarah, NSW • Calvary Wakefield Private Hospital, Adelaide, SA • Calvary Central Districts Private Hospital, Adelaide, SA • Calvary Lenah Valley Endoscopy, Hobart, TAS • Calvary Riverina Private Hospital, Wagga Wagga, NSW • Calvary Drug & Alcohol Rehabilitation, Wagga Wagga, NSW • Calvary Bruce Private Hospital, Canberra, ACT • Calvary Health Services Tasmania, Lenah Valley Campus Tasmania


PUBLIC HOSPITALS • Townsville Hospital Redevelopment, QLD • Townsville Hospital Emergency Department, QLD • Prince Henry/ Prince of Wales Hospital Spinal Medicine and Rehabilitation Services, Sydney, NSW • Tweed Heads Hospital Redevelopment, NSW • Westmead Hospital (WIN) Project, Sydney, NSW • Ballina District Hospital, NSW • New Children’s Hospital, Westmead, Sydney, NSW • Lismore Integrated Mental Health Project, NSW • Long Bay Prison Hospital and Forensic Hospital PPP project, Sydney, NSW • Young Health Service Redevelopment, NSW • The Alfred Hospital Cardiac ICU, Melbourne, VIC • North Coast Area Health Service, NSW • Prince of Wales Hospital Hyperbaric project, Sydney, NSW • Lismore Base Hospital Redevelopment, NSW • Lismore Base Hospital Radiotherapy, NSW • John Hunter Hospital Redevelopment, NSW • Nepean Hospital Emergency, Sydney, NSW • Nimbin Hospital Redevelopment, NSW • Kyogle Hospital Redevelopment, NSW • St Joseph Hospital Aged Care Psychiatry and Neurosciences Unit, Auburn, NSW • Blue Mountains District Anzac Memorial Hospital, NSW • Prince of Wales Hospital Emergency Department, Randwick, NSW • St George Hospital Emergency Department, NSW • St George Hospital Sub-Acute Mental Health Unit, NSW • Australasian Health Facility Guidelines Standard Components, Australia/ New Zealand


TAHPI TAHPI is the overseas arm of HPI. Together we lead the way in health planning and design around the world. With our HPI head office in Sydney, Australia and our TAHPI offices in the Middle East, Asia, Europe and UK. TAHPI is strategically placed to provide the A to Z of Health Planning to international projects. Our services are fully scalable to suit the varying needs of our clients - from single hospital projects to country-wide design application. Using our team’s expertise and our own systems and tools such as the HFBS suite, TAHPI is capable of rapid project delivery. TAHPI’s specialist staff bring a vast amount of experience, expert knowledge and extensive skills in design and planning disciplines to the delivery of complex healthcare projects. Close partnerships with governments, as well as both public and private enterprises, contribute to our well-grounded and ever-growing reputation world-wide. Providing professional development and educational training to health and planning practitioners in partnership with distinguished institutions of higher learning further assures our clients that TAHPI remains at the forefront of the healthcare planning field, develops new, innovative solutions for architecture and service delivery, and provides high quality services.


International Projects TAHPI PROJECTS • Bright Point Hospital, Abu Dhabi • Mediclinic Al Nour Private Hospital, Abu Dhabi • Private Clinic conversions to Hospitals, Abu Dhabi • Abu Dhabi Capacity Planning 2016 to 2035 for Health Authority of Abu Dhabi • Health Authority of Abu Dhabi Health Facility Guidelines (HAAD-HFG) • Al Zahra Hospital, Sharjah, UAE • Specialized Private Hospital, Sharjah • Thumbay Private Hospital, Dubai • MAF Polyclinic, Deira City Centre, Dubai • Etihad Airways Medical Center, Abu Dhabi • Fertility and Gynaecology Centre, Latifa Hospital, Dubai • Latifa Women and Childrens Hospital Master Planning, Dubai • Latifa Hospital NICU for MAF and DHA, Dubai • Dubai Hospital Redevelopment for DHA, Dubai • Dubai Capacity Planning, 2013 to 2016 for Dubai Health Authority • Meitra Private Hospital, Calicut, India • Fortis Memorial Medical Centre, Gurgaon, India • King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz Medical City, Bahrain • Indian Health Facility Guidelines • Security Forces Medical City, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia • Medical Village Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia • International Medical Centre Due Diligence, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia • Sultan Qaboos University Hospital Comprehensive Cancer Centre, Muscat, Oman • Five Star Maternity Hospital, Muscat Oman • Orthopaedic Hospital, Muscat Oman • Oman Health and Leisure Complex, Muscat, Oman • University of Malaya Health Metropolis • University of Malaya Health Metropolis, KL, Malaysia • Sunway Medical Centre, KL, Malaysia • Vantage Medical Centre, Malaysia • Penang Adventist Hospital, Penang, Malaysia • Penang Adventist Hospital Cancer Care Centre, Penang, Malaysia • Pantai Hospital Ayer, Keroh, Malaysia • AKUH University Hospital, Kampala, Kenya • Singapore Health Facility Guidelines for MOHH • North Lantau Hospital, Hong Kong • TSWH Hospital, Hong Kong



Macquarie University Hospital

Macquarie University Hospital is the first university private hospital and one of the most hi-tech hospitals in Australia. This private hospital specialises in Cardiac and Neurosurgery as well as Cancer Care. It incorporates 14 operating theatres, a 180-bed inpatient unit and 4 Radiotherapy bunkers. The hot floor at MUH incorporates 20 modern isolated ICU rooms and the operating suite includes several hybrid operating rooms designed for CT and MRI integration. The cancer care facilities are designed to provide both chemotherapy and radiotherapy treatments as well as Gamma knife surgery.



St George Hospital Emergency Department

St George Hospital is a major teaching hospital of the University of New South Wales and is a tertiary referral hospital in the state. This 3500sqm development was challenging, requiring the demolition and re-provision of the hospital’s engineering and pharmacy services in order to make room for the new emergency department. The design allows for the future expansion of 7 levels of existing acute inpatient services over the new operational ED. The St George Emergency Department provides a 12 bed paediatric precinct, a 14 bed adult fast track treatment area with 4 associated consult rooms, 8 bay ambulance parking, 5 bay triage, 5 resuscitation bays and 32 acute treatment beds. There is also a 12 bed short stay unit, 2 bed mental health assessment area with consult rooms and a 6 bed psychiatric emergency care centre. 15


Norwest Private Hospital

Norwest Private Hospital is Healthscope’s NSW flagship private hospital. This hospital includes 200 single bed rooms, 11 operating rooms, all digital, ICU, CCU and Emergency Department with 6 treatment bays, resuscitation areas and 5 bed EMU. The Maternity services include 7 LDR Birthing rooms and a dedicated maternity ward supported by general and special care nurseries. Key concerns present in the project were recurrent cost savings and environmentally sustainable design. Methods adopted to address these issues were water recycling, solar hot water, hybrid chillers and solar performance.



Norwest Private has been expanding even before the completion of the initial building work in 2009. The latest stage of the development has seen the design and planning of an additional 5 operating rooms, one of which is a hybrid theatre, 7 additional ICU bays and 55 inpatient beds. Plans for expansion of the emergency department, including a new fast track facility, are underway. Support facilities, including the catering unit and administration have been expanded to support the increased service load. The design of Norwest Private Hospital will achieve the equivalent of a Green Building Council of Australia 4 star certification.



Lake Macquarie Private Hospital

Lake Macquarie Private Hospital has been expanding since 2010 and is now fully equipped with day surgery, operating theatres, oncology department and intensive care unit. The latest addition is a 30 bed inpatient ward delivered entirely as modular, prefabricated components. This innovative approach lowered the cost per bed and construction timeframe of the project while providing outstanding design and high quality patient accommodation.



Kareena Private Hospital

The refurbishment and expansion of Kareena Private Hospital required TAHPI to plan and design a new 36-bed inpatient ward, a 9-bed intensive care unit, an additional operating room and required support facilities, a coronary care unit, an oncology unit with 5 chemotherapy bays and professional suites with waiting and reception areas, 6 consultation rooms, meeting rooms and a pathology laboratory. In the maternity unit the neonatal nursery was refurbished and an additional parenting suite was provided. While the rehabilitation unit was extended to allow for an additional 78m2 treatment gymnasium.



North Shore Private Hospital

North Shore Private Hospital is regarded as the flagship hospital for the largest Australian operator, Ramsay Health Care. TAHPI provided 15 operating theatres, 250 beds across 8 wards, an ICU, a CCU, 8 LDR birthing rooms, medical imaging and nuclear medicine facilities, as well as 43 medical suites. Stages 2 and 3 have expanded the Birthing Unit, Inpatient Units and the Operating Unit, providing the latest hybrid imaging equipment. The extensions have provided additional facilities for this busy and highly successful private hospital. TAHPI has also prepared the next phase of major expansion for North Shore Private Hospital known as the Dexus Project shown to the right.





Lady Davidson Rehabilitation Hospital

TAHPI’s design for the Lady Davidson Hospital provided 90 new beds for their rehabilitation unit, 30 Palliative Care beds, a new gymnasium, additional physiotherapy and occupational therapy areas and a new hydrotherapy pool. Stage 2 has been designed for current operators Healthscope, and is proposed to accommodate 78 new beds for rehabilitation as well ase subacute mental health. The Master Plan also includes Medical Imaging, Library, Chapel and overnight accommodation.



Tweed Heads Hospital

This project was a major redevelopment of the existing Tweed Heads Hospital campus with the design and construction of 4 new operating rooms, day surgery and endoscopy facilities, expanded CSSD, a 7-bed ICU and 5 new inpatient wards. The design also provided a complete birthing suite with 4 labour/delivery/recovery rooms to provide the most up to date model of care to expectant mothers. Community health and community mental health amenities were also provided and the redevelopment integrated an acute inpatient mental health unit in a mainstreamed setting. All building and back of house services were augmented to support the expanded facility. All of these facilities were designed in addition to the refurbishment of the existing 180-bed facility. In 2015 TAHPI designed the new masterplan for the next 20 years of Tweed Heads Hospital, doubling the capacity to over 300 beds.



Prince Henry/ Prince of Wales Hospital

This challenging project involved the relocation of the Spinal Medicine and Rehabilitation services from Prince Henry Hospital to the already crowded Prince of Wales Hospital campus. The new facilities include a 26-bed spinal medicine unit, 28 general rehabilitation beds, a new hydrotherapy pool and extensive therapy treatment areas. The project also required the provision of several supporting departments including administration, pharmacy, orthotics, biomedical engineering, domestic services and the volunteer coffee shop.



Children’s Hospital, Westmead

The Children’s Hospital at Westmead is a public hospital and registered charity. Over the last decade, TAHPI has been responsible for 20 projects within the Children’s Hospital, Westmead. We have maintained and upgraded the Masterplan, whilst renovating and expanding as required to meet the clinical needs of the hospital. Almost every section of the hospital has undergone some change, whilst maintaining the unique integrity of this important hospital. TAHPI’s work includes the redevelopment and expansion of the operating suite, day surgery, emergency department, oncology department and burns unit. We also redesigned and expanded the hospital’s medical imaging facilities, reconfigured inpatient wards to support alternative models of care and provided education and research facilities.



Townsville Hospital Redevelopment

This major redevelopment and expansion of the Townsville Hospital includes a new emergency department, ICU, NICU and 660 inpatient beds. The development also includes an integrated cancer care centre with 6 radiotherapy bunkers and 32 chemotherapy bays, an operating suite expansion that provides an additional 2 operating rooms, a day surgery centre, a nuclear medicine unit and angiography suite. Support services, including a pharmacy unit, medical imaging, CSSD, pathology, medical records, staff amenities, and catering were also designed or expanded as required.



Townsville Hospital Emergency Department

The new Townsville Emergency Department, with 97 treatment bays, is one of the largest EDs in Australia. This department is part of the development known as ‘North Block’ which also includes a 28-bed ICU, a 50-cot NICU and a 34-bed inpatient unit. The new ED has been designed as 3 distinct areas - namely the fast track, acute and short stay areas - to support the most current models of emergency care and improve patient flow through to the wards or discharge home. The fast track area includes a specialised paediatric zone for the prompt treatment of acutely sick children. The ED also has 2 dedicated x-ray rooms and one CT room.



Wollongong Private Hospital

Wollongong Private Hospital is a new facility for Ramsay Healthcare, replacing the existing Figtree Private Hospital in Wollongong. This project combines a 151 bed private hospital with a specialist medical centre and a radiology tenancy. The design is accommodated across 8 levels, with an additional three basement levels for car parking. The hospital component of this development includes 8 large operating theatres, one catheter Lab, one minor operating theatre, 10 ICU beds, maternity unit and medical and surgical inpatient units. The maternity facilities include 4 LDR Birthing rooms as well as general and special care nurseries, providing comprehensive prenatal and postnatal care.





Calvary Central Districts Hospital

The Calvary Central Districts Hospital – Cancer Centre and Specialist Suites is a centre of excellence for cancer services in Adelaide, South Australia. The project included the design of a radiotherapy unit with 2 bunkers, a 12-chair chemotherapy unit, cardiology, endocrinology and pathology services, a fertility treatment centre, a respiratory medicine unit, pharmacy and 8 general/ sessional consulting suites. The Radiotherapy unit is operated by Genesis Care Group, Australia’s largest radiotherapy provider. The completed treatment bunker uses one of Australia’s most advanced linear accelerators with capability for volumetric modulated arc therapy. The unit accommodates up to 50 patients per day with the capacity to expand to serve 100 patients per day with plans for a second bunker in the future. Together the diagnostic services, chemotherapy area, radiotherapy unit and surgical facilities create a comprehensive coordinated cancer care precinct. 30




Westmead Private Hospital

Westmead Private Hospital provides acute medical and surgical care to the Western Sydney area and is a teaching hospital of the Clinical School of the University of Sydney. This project involved the successful major expansion of the Operating Unit at Westmead Private Hospital with the addition of a state of art multi-purpose theatre, associated support facilities and a new staff recreation area. The project from design to completion was delivered within a very compact time frame of 8 weeks.



Campbelltown Private Hospital

Campbelltown Private Hospital sets the benchmark in efficiency and lowest cost-per-bed for a new hospital which has not been surpassed in Australia. A complex brief, planning restrictions and the client’s need for flexibility and potential for growth challenged our master planners resulting in a mix of strata titled and leased medical tenancies with the private hospital functions occupying the top floor. The whole facility operates and appears as a single hospital. Facilities include a 47-bed medical/ surgical unit, 34 rehabilitation beds and 26 sub-acute mental health beds. TAHPI also designed 6 operating rooms and 20 medical suites. TAHPI’s skilled project managers delivered the project a month ahead of schedule with no construction variations.



University of Malaya Health Metropolis, Malaysia

The University of Malaya Health Metropolis is a major government initiative designed at the heart of Kuala Lumpur. UMHM will provide a full spectrum of medical services in a complex of over 200,000m2 of internal space. Within this facility, 70% is dedicated to inpatient/ outpatient clinical services and accommodation, while the remaining space is allocated to research, education and social or retail functions. An overhead link will connect the new complex to the existing Faculty of Medicine and University Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC). Initially UMHM will have 400 beds for inpatient accommodation, 32 fully digital operating theatres, 4 catheter labs, 80 emergency bays, generous primary care facilities as well as a specialist outpatient centre and a 400-bed medi-hotel. 34


Penang Adventist Hospital, Malaysia

This project transforms the existing Penang Adventist Hospital into a modern, state of the art facility. The Master Plan includes 430 beds in a multi-stage redevelopment program, starting with an integrated cancer care centre. Future Phases involve a new multi-level carpark building, expansion of the existing operating unit, brand new ICU/ HDU facilities, catheter laboratory, emergency department and expansion of all support services. A new public gallery will link all facilities at the ground level. The new inpatient bedrooms are mostly private rooms and accommodated in a 19 storey tower. An additional tower has been planned to provide a medi-hotel in the future.



Penang Adventist Hospital Cancer Care Centre

The development of an integrated Cancer Care Centre is the first stage of a major redevelopment of the Penang Adventist Hospital. It includes 2 radiotherapy bunkers with capacity to expand to 4 bunkers in the future. The centre also includes 25 chemotherapy bays, consultation and administrative areas. The facility has been designed as a stand-alone building with capacity for both vertical and horizontal expansion. The plan allows for direct links to the operating suite, pharmacy and public gallery of the hospital campus to provide a suite of comprehensive cancer care services.



Vantage Medical Centre

Vantage Medical Centre is located in Setia Alam, a 2,500 acres selfsufficient modern metropolis situated at the South West side of Greater Kuala Lumpur. The hospital will provide 120 beds community hospital with 4 operating theatres, in addition to significant inpatient facilities. In addition the hospital has Diagnostic Imaging and ambulatory services covering Haemodialysis, day rehabilitation and endoscopy.



Pantai Hospital Ayer Keroh

Pantai Hospital Ayer Keroh is a major hospital expansion project that will integrate with the existing building with additional 160 beds and other inpatient facilities. 3 brand new hybrid operating theatres will be added with significant Day Care facilities to support the growing patients’ needs. The hospital also takes the opportunity to expand other services such as emergency. A multistorey carpark will be added on the adjacent site with a connecting plaza to the medical block.



University of Malaya Medical Centre -

OT Complex & CICU Refurbishment

TAHPI has been responsible for the full briefing and design of the new Operating Theatre Complex comprising 12 operating theatres. The project involves evaluation of space planning within and around operating theatres, internal fit-out and finishes, capacity of existing services and supporting equipment. TAHPI has also provided project management and supervision services to completion.



University of Malaya Medical Centre -

TAHPI is responsible for the creation of the 20 year masterplan for this major University Hospital at the heart of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The hospital has a full range of medical services in addition to education and training. It serves close to 3 million patients per annum. The TAHPI role extends to the detailed design of several components including links to the adjacent University of Malaya Health Metropolis (also by TAHPI), the development of Operating Theatre Suite and 40 bed ICU.


ICU Concept Planning

Hong Kong

North Lantau Hospital, Hong Kong

North Lantau Hospital is a new greenfield public hospital project and the winner of a national tender in Hong Kong. The new Tung Chung Hospital was developed under the management of the Architectural Services Department of the Government of HKSAR. The design and build contract for the first phase of the project is an 8 storey building comprising 160 inpatient beds, an operating suite, an emergency department, medical imaging facilities, pharmacy and major outpatient Services. The hospital also includes the full range of support services including CSSD, catering, morgue and laundry. The total construction floor area is approximately 43,000 square metres.


Hong Kong

Tin Shui Wai Hospital, Hong Kong

Tin Shui Wai Hospital is a new public hospital in Hong Kong and winner of a tender organised by the Hong Kong Government’s Architectural Services Division. The design provides a new 14 storey hospital with one basement – a total of 54,000 m2. The hospital will include 250 inpatient beds with potential to expand to 300 beds and provides an emergency unit, diagnostic imaging unit, surgical facilities, ICU, administration offices and all support services. In addition to significant inpatient facilities, the hospital will provide ambulatory services including haemodialysis, a geriatric day hospital, psychiatric day hospital, day hospice, outpatient rehabilitation clinic and endoscopy facilities.



Meitra Private Hospital, Calicut

A new 500 bed hospital in two stages, each around 250 beds. The facility is thoroughly modern and is to be managed in association with Cleveland Clinic. It has a complete suite of services including 6 operating theatres, 2 Catheter Labs, ICU, CCU, Emergency, Medical Imaging and generous Specialist outpatient facilities. Design is for off-site prefabrication. The staging of the development is carefully considered for minimum interruption of services in operation. This hospital is delivered using full modular prefabrication including structure, rooms and MEP.



Fortis Memorial Research Institute

Fortis Healthcare Limited is a leading integrated healthcare delivery service provider in India. The flagship multi-specialty hospital – Fortis Memorial Research Institute (FMRI) in Gurgaon, Haryana is undergoing a phased expansion to provide additional healthcare services to cater to the growing needs. TAHPI have been engaged to develop the Masterplan for future expansion of the existing hospital and provide the design for the phased future development which will be fully integrated with the existing facility. The phase 1 development includes 170 inpatient beds, 80 Intensive care units, an Outpatient department, 7 Operating theatres, Day care and an Endoscopy Suite. The project is challenging as there are several constraints on the land available for the future developments and restrictions in relocating the existing infrastructure. 44


AKUH Hospital, Kampala

AKUH Hospital will be built on a land of sixty acres in central Kampala (Nakawa) to the vision of a high quality 600 bed tertiary teaching hospital. The clinical services will be part of an integrated health system consisting of ‘Centers of Excellence’ (COEs). The hospital will be of international standard providing specialty care in several disciplines. It will also be a training site for doctors, nurses, and other health professionals. Once in full development, the site will include a range of supporting facilities such as Health Sciences, Student and Nurse Education, Residential accommodation, commercial and retail development.


United Arab Emirates

Al Zahra Private Hospital, Sharjah

Al Zahra Private Hospital is a 132 bed hospital with an inpatient and outpatient treatment service equipped with the latest radiology and laboratory facilities. It’s one of the largest private general hospital in the UAE.


TAHPI is responsible of the renovation and expansion of the existing infrastructure, refurbishing the Emergency, Medical Imaging, Endoscopy unit, Dialysis Unit, Paediatric ICU and Laboratory based on international standards.

United Arab Emirates

Latifa Hospital Women & Children’s Hospital, Dubai

Latifa Hospital is the premier Women and Childrens Hospital of Dubai. This project expands its capacity from 400 beds to 800 over a number of phases. The expanded facilities will include a major new Emergency Department, a private Inpatient Wing, Operating Suite, ICU, NICU, PICU, Paediatric Rehabilitation, Cancer Care Centre, CSSD, Specialist Consulting Rooms and all support services. The Master Plan for the campus also includes 250 bedrooms, Staff Accommodation and Royal Quarters. The facilities are supported by over 2000 carparking spaces.


United Arab Emirates

New Fertility and Gynaecology centre

Dubai Health Authority and MAF Charities appointed TAHPI the Latifa Hospital NICU expansion project in 2012. The existing facility was extended with additional 16 NICU beds, 2x NICU Isolation Rooms, NICU specific Minor Operating theatre and support service areas. The construction of the NICU expansion has been completed and it is thoroughly integrated with the existing hospital Building.


United Arab Emirates

Mediclinic Al Noor Hospital

The Mediclinic team intends to create a substantially redeveloped facility which reflects its global brand, providing a consistent Mediclinic patient experience. The subject facility will have 156 in-patient beds and ~ 100 consultation suites covering a wide range of specialties.

TAHPI’s primary design philosophy for this facility is to create the optimum environment for the delivery of high quality, efficient primary and specialized health care in line with the current international standards. At the same time, it should incorporate sustainable design principles and be sensitive to its surrounding environment and urban streetscape.


United Arab Emirates

City Centre Clinic, Dubai

The City Centre Clinic in Dubai is the first Clinic to be opened by MAF Healthcare. The first stage development of the Polyclinic is located over 3 storeys of the existing Deira City Centre commercial building. The new health facility includes a range of Medical Specialties in addition to Radiology, Laboratory, Day Surgery and Public Amenities. The development also houses administrative components of the client organisation.


United Arab Emirates

Bright Point Hospital, Abu Dhabi

The project involved conversion of a 14 storey commercial building into a high quality Private Hospital. The facility as completed has approximately 100 beds, 3 operating theatres, 8 ICU beds, 6 NICU cots, 4 Birthing Suites, Medical Imaging, Consulting Suites and 2 Royal Suites. All internal areas including lobby, lifts, stairs etc are re-configured to suit a fully compliant hospital. The facility is fully self-sufficient with its own catering, linen, Pathology Laboratory and Pharmacy. Public areas incorporate coffee shop and retail spaces. Specialist areas include an IVF Clinic.


United Arab Emirates

Specialised Mental Health Hospital, Sharjah

This private psychiatric centre is the first of its kind in the region. It will provide high quality integrated Mental Health Care as a prototype for many such facilities in the future. The project will be implemented in 3 stages to a total built up area of 10,000 square meters. Stage one consists of Outpatient Clinics which include Diagnostic, Therapy, Day Clinic, Laboratory, Library, Retail areas and Public Amenities. It also includes 20 sub-acute inpatient beds. Phase two consists of additional clinics and 40 inpatient beds. Stage 3 will add a Medi-hotel and VIP facilities as well as a Mosque.


United Arab Emirates

Etihad Airways Medical Center

The new Etihad Airways Medical Center is dedicated to primary care and delivering the required clinical services for Etihad Airways employees and their families. The facility will have general practitioners, pediatrics, women’s health, dentistry, physiotherapy and dietetics. The building location is in close proximity to the Abu Dhabi Airport and is adjacent to an existing mixed use development called Etihad Plaza. The exceptional interior design is futuristic whilst remaining calm and stress free.


Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Security SecurityForces ForcesMedical MedicalCentre Centre

The Security Forces Medical Center (SFMC) is located northwest of Riyadh and west of the King Khaled International Airport. At 500,000 m2, it is one of the largest facilities to be undertaken in the Middle East and the central facility for a planned Eastern Region healthcare system for the Ministry of Interior, with a 707 bed main Adult Acute Hospital, a 299 bed Women’s and Children’s Hospital, a 168 Rehabilitation Hospital and a 100 bed psychiatric unit. In addition to Women’s and Children’s and Rehab Centers of Excellence, extensive oncology facilities form an additional center of excellence, including planning for a Proton Therapy facility. TAHPI were instrumental in forming the initial briefing material into a further elaborated scheme, setting design and quality standards and strategies and completing the Design Development of the facility, including architecture, medical planning, medical equipment and interior design. TAHPI were also instrumental in formulating a fasttrack construction strategy that integrated design and construction in a complex multi-stage program. 54

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Medical Medical Village Village

The Medical Village situated in the heart of Riyadh, aims to create a community of wellbeing by promoting a warm and welcoming design that encourages a healing and healthy environment. The Master plan encompasses 8 Speciality hospital towers, Education and Research buildings, Office buildings, a Hotel tower, Residential towers, a central park, a central mosque and parking facilities in the basements. TAHPI is the specialist medical planner and Healthcare Architect for the project. The 8 speciality hospital towers range from 8 to 12 storeys in height and accommodate 120 to 150 beds each. Although each tower is designed to function as a standalone facility, there is an interconnecting corridor tying all the 8 hospitals together which enables specialised services to be shared.



Sultan Qaboos Univesity Hospital Cancer Care Centre

Above picture is for Illustation only. Design not approved by the client yet.

Sultan Qaboos University Hospital Comprehensive Cancer Care Centre is a major new development of a stand-alone super-speciality hospital in Muscat Oman. The facility is within the university campus, offering a complete range of consultation, diagnostic and treatment facilities for Cancer Care.


The hospital is conceived as a multi-phase development over several years as the demand ramps up. Phase 1 offers 105 beds, 4 Radiotherapy Bunkers, 30 consultation rooms, Medical Imaging and Nuclear Medicine. Phase 2 will add an Emergency Department, two more Radiotherapy Bunkers and 100 more beds plus support facilities.


King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz Medical City

The King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz Medical City (KAMC) is the new major Healthcare Development that will be built for the Arabian Gulf University (AGU) in the Southern Governorate of the Kingdom of Bahrain. The development is a gift by HRH the late King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia and funded by the Saudi Fund for Development.

KAMC will consist of the Academic Medical Centre, an innovative teaching hospital built in 2 phases. In Phase 1, the Medical City will provide approximately 260 beds and 11 operating theatres. This will increase to over 500 beds and 20 operating theatres in Phase 2. A state of the art Medical University Campus for 1200 students with Research and Conference Facilities Residential developments for both staff and students and Future Healthcare City Developments will enhance the project further.

The 1,000,000m2 plot of land is donated to the Arabian Gulf University by HM King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa of Bahrain.


Modular Hospitals

TAHPI is bringing a new brand of thinking, backed by cutting edge technology, to the healthcare sector. It will change the way healthcare infrastructure is designed & delivered for the industry in the future. Combining unique pre-fabricated modular construction with technologically superior healthcare design expertise, TAHPI is set to significantly reduce the cost & time required to deliver a healthcare project. Soft Modular The “Soft Modular� approach is about compartmentalisation of the knowledge of healthcare design into units of planning from departments and services to rooms, content, finishes and specifications. We feature 50 Functional Units of planning and 500 unique room types; fully specified, pre-designed and engineered with multiple combinations to create hospitals of any scale. These raw components form quick and out-of-the-box design modules that comply with the relevant standards and guidelines. 58

Hard Modular The modular designs are pre-fabricated in components and delivered through the industrial production and efficiency of scale. The concept replaces “construction” with “transportation” and “assembly”. The pre-fabricated units would be fully functional at the time of delivery including all medical and non-medical equipment, furniture, software and automation systems. Simply put, these hospitals are delivered like large passenger aircraft differentiated by capacity and model. They come with a warranty like any industrial product. Modular Hospitals TAHPI has a large catalogue of pre-designed hospitals from just 16 beds to 500 beds, ready to adopt and order. TAHPI also offers a Modularisation services where the client’s own design is optimised and then fully delivered and installed as a true turnkey product.


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United Arab Emirates

Education Health Planning Certificate Courses

HEALTH PLANNING CERTIFICATE COURSES TAHPI offers a suite of CPD certified healthcare planning courses providing participants with the knowledge, skills and practical experience to take on specialised professional planning roles in the region’s growing healthcare sector. These programs are the first of their kind to be delivered in the Gulf and provide a unique opportunity for healthcare personnel based in the region. They benefit health officials, designers, project managers and investors Health Service Planning Certificate The Health Service Planning Professional Development Course will provide organisations and individuals with the knowledge and capability to plan for health services in a range of settings and facilities and settings. This course benefits those wishing to undertake practical and scientific analysis of population health and health service data to produce demand projections, evaluate scenarios and options for the best future service delivery in any given context. Attendees will develop skills to compose high level planning reports, briefs and submissions. A key objective is to empower attendees with the awareness and understanding of the methodologies, theories and principles underpinning planning in the health sector. Participants will be introduced to the powerful suite of HFBS service planning software and participate in practical modelling studies. 62

Health Facility Planning Certificate Health Facility Planning program is specifically designed to meet the needs of individuals looking to specialize in the Health Facility Design. The training targets Architects, Engineers, Equipment Planners and Health Official responsible for the evaluation, design or approval of Health Facility applications. The course provides in-depth understanding of all of Healthcare Planning stages including: Briefing, Client Consultation and information gathering, Site analysis, Master Planning principles, departmental design and more. The intent of the program is to create better Planners, who in turn make safer, more efficient Healthcare Facilities. For more information email:




Award certificate for the Australian National Export Awards 2011

Award certificate for Premier’s NSW Export Awards 2011

Award certificate for Premier’s

Award certificate for Premier’s

NSW Export Awards 2015

NSW Export Awards 2014

Hospital Build Award 2012 in Dubai “The Best Initiative to Improve the Design Standard of Healthcare Facilities”

IABCA Awards 2016





Suite 1, Ground Floor 68 Alfred Street, Milsons Point NSW, 2061, Australia Aladin Niazmand (Health Planning/ Design) Dianne Barton (Nurse Planning) Frances Ng (Service Planning) Tel: +612 9460 4199 Fax: +612 9460 4299

Suite 401, 4th Floor, Building 25, Dubai Healthcare City Dubai, United Arab Emirates Carmen Cheung (Health Planner) Tauseef Khan (Business Development) Kaltun Mohamed (Marketing Manager) Tel: +971 4 428 1348 Fax: +971 4 428 1347



Suite 3A.01A, Level 3A, Menara AmFirst, Jalan 19/3, 46300 Petaling Jaya, Selangor DE, Malaysia Ben Kho (Branch Manager, Health Design) Ezlin Tajuddin (Health Planning) Tel : +60 3 7960 0596 Fax: +60 3 7931 2479

Building no. 47, 2nd Floor, Capital Trust House Community Centre, New Friend’s Colony New Delhi, 110025, India Vineetha Menon (Health Design) Aladin Niazmand (Health Planning and Design) Tel: +971 4 428 1348 Fax: +971 4 428 1347

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