The Design Council is to run a series of free-of-charge webinars exploring how healthcare designers and design research can help reduce levels of violence and aggression in A&E departments.
The Design Council, whose remit covers the whole of the UK and has recently merged with the Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment, claims that National Audit Office statistics show violence and aggression towards frontline hospital staff costs the NHS at least £69 million each year in staff absence, loss of productivity and additional security. The new initiative is aimed at helping designers to develop new systems to help reduce violence. Topics will include the design process, insights on violence and aggression in A&E and generating design solutions tailored to your A&E department.
Register online for the Design Council webinars on reducing violence and aggression in A&E.
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