Shaping Social Policy: Designers and Health

Encouraged by a new breed of policy makers, designers believe they are better able than politicians and clinicians to nudge people into making healthier choices, by transforming the physical environment, improving food labelling, creating incentives to lose weight or give up smoking, and even re-thinking how a receptionist answers the phone. It is hoped that Continue Reading

Can design save healthcare?

Speakers were: Martin Bontoft: design strategist and researcher on user needs in design. Has previously worked for, ideo (Head of Human Factors), Design Council, National Health Service (NHS) and has long experience of service design. Alastair Donald: Urban planner, researcher and writer with experience in public and private sectors, including as an advisor to Commission Continue Reading