Health and welfare Health facilities
GeoHealthAccess - The geography of vulnerability and health service access in southern Africa
The overall objective of the study is to develop a model which can be used to identify the most important barriers to access to health services in poor resource contexts in southern Africa. The tool combines perceived access to health services with measured, geographical access, and individual characteristics.
Concept Phase for New Hospital Unit for Psychiatry, Sørlandet hospital
There is a need for better facilities for today's psychiatric unit at Sørlandet hospital (SSHF) in Kristiansand, Norway. Today it is old and inconvenient in terms of quality and operation. SSHF has decided to implement a concept phase to examine the possibilities for development of a new psychiatric unit. There are day calls for adult psychiatry in Kristiansand and Arendal, and four additional community mental health centres (DPS). The study is funded by the health authority and implemented in accordance with the Competence network for hospital planning's supervisor for early planning. It is implemented parallel work on development of the whole health authority, as this concept phase will be included.
Concept Phase for New Office Wing at Nordland Hospital, Bodø, Norway
The need for office space in hospitals is increasing, and the modernisation project of Nordland Hospital has decided to implement a concept phase for the construction of an office wing for clinical office functions, in addition to its other development and reconstruction of the hospital. There is also a need to look at opportunities to use the building as a relief for the rest of the building project when it comes to building and running hospitals in the same place. The assessment carried out in accordance with the supervisor for the Competence Network for hospital planning.