Designing for effective infection control is vital in maintaining a successful hospital environment. The implementation of positive infection control measures at the design stage of any projects saves lives and costs. A healthy hospital is a profitable hospital.

At HDS we have had experience in designing spaces which promotes health – and focuses on infection control.

We are also able to assess your current clinical spaces, report on infection control and recommend and design solutions.

Single room design in hospitals is becoming more and more important in healthcare. HDS are specialists in the design and re-design of spaces to effect single room solutions in hospitals and healthcare buildings


Privacy & dignity are in the forefront of clinical design and redesign. Not only are measures required to remedy existing clinical space and ward areas – but there is an urgent need to address space conversion to facilitate single sex space and single room accommodation.

In whatever area of healthcare design we at HDS can resolve your privacy and dignity planning issues.


Healthcare planning is a design discipline which is linked at all levels to the development of clinical facilities whether this is new build or reconfiguration of existing spaces. HDS can offer high level health planning advice which would support clinical strategies and policy, and the ‘coal face’ planning which is essential and forms solutions around optimising adjacencies planning efficient departmental flows, Right sizing departments, room sizing, economic and ergonomic space design.