Rachelle McDade, is a Senior healthcare planner, based in London, who has spent the last 26 years designing and planning hospital projects and strategies, from community clinics to large Acute masterplans. She is experienced in producing detailed brief appraisals with strategic master planning proposals and aims to encourage sustainable design which maximises flexibility and future-proofs projects by minimising impact on sites and demands for finite resources. Rachelle has a passion for designing digital healthcare solutions, with a keen interest in any ground-breaking technology that expedites the patient pathway and improves staff’s working environment. Rachelle has led the development and implementation of healthcare planning processes to create time and cost efficiencies on numerous major UK & International schemes and is currently working on numerous Mental Health projects, ICS and Acute redevelopments for as part of the Health Infrastructure plan for the National Hospitals Programme.
We have a whole new generation of people entering the construction industry and it is imperative that ED &I is at the forefront of decision making, to enable accessibility to all!