to The Healing Space created at Glasgow Homoeopathic Hospital
wanted to create a place of beauty and healing”
Dr. David Reilly.
Creating Healing Spaces
We all understand that the physical environment
affects us, particularly if we are unwell or vulnerable. So
what are we to do about our hospital? How can we offer patients
and staff a more healing environment?
At the Glasgow Homoeopathic Hospital (GHH),
we set out to do just this – to create a place of beauty
and healing, and in so doing offer a new model for a better
The close-knit Design
Team that brought together medics, administrators, architects
and artists, has managed to create an award-winning functional
hospital of singular beauty that complies with all NHS guidelines
regarding quality standards, operating efficiency and cost.
Our achievement not only benefits the staff
and patients at GHH, but also offers a new
vision for re-humanising care that can be readily applied
elsewhere in the NHS and other care systems.
To discover more about what was created,
and how at the Glasgow Homoeopathic Hospital, follow the navigation
links on the left or bottom of this page, take our virtual
tour of the hospital, or a tour
of the creative process we took to bring it into being.
N.B. The virtual tour requires the flash plugin,
here to get it.