Patients, patients

Patients, patients

Reducing aggression in A&E

Using better design to lower the temperature in hospital emergency departments sounds a great idea – but, like all aspects of public policy, its cost-effectiveness needs to be assessed rigorously. Together with the research agency ESRO, Frontier Economics developed an evaluation methodology for the Design Council that demonstrated benefits from an award-winning pair of projects on a scale of three times their costs – a result that should stimulate rapid adoption of the design principles elsewhere.

 

Patients, patients