Foster + Partners' innovative hospital design in Shanghai

A new approach to design challenges around the 'traditional' hospital model is being taken forward by leading architecture firm, Foster + Partners. Its aim is to provide 'value-based, patient centre healthcare' that will enhance recovery times and retain the best medical professionals.

Luye Medical, Cleveland Clinic and Foster+Partners are coming together to create a new state-of-the-art general medical hospital in Shanghai's New Hong Qiao International Medical Centre (IMC) campus.

Future Cities Forum will be holding conference discussions at Cambridge University in November along with workshops to look at new environments, design and planning for healthcare in the UK and will refer to leading examples internationally. The Chief Executive of Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, D