Hospitals & Healthcare Centres

Hospitals & Healthcare Centres

The healthcare system within Australia and New Zealand provides critical services to countless people each year. Hospitals, doctor’s surgeries, pathology centres and many other health facilities are faced with substantial challenges presented by an ageing population, a significant increase in demand for health services as well as a growth in many chronic illnesses.
 
Veolia works with many of Australia and New Zealand’s largest healthcare organisations including Healthscope, NSW Health, SA Health, as well as the Therapeutic Goods Administration and Ramsay Health Care to help them maintain operational efficiency, ensure the utmost in occupational health and safety, as well as reducing their environmental footprint.
 

Veolia provides timely and efficient environmental solutions to hospital and healthcare centres, including water and wastewater treatment, energy performance contracting, facilities management of all energy systems, and effective waste and resource recovery services. These holistic services help to ensure a comfortable indoor environment, further improving patient outcomes and overall staff satisfaction.

 

Healthcare Sector Challenges

Operating within the current economic climate for the healthcare industry ensures that it is now more imperative than ever to address key challenges, to warrant the safe and efficient running of all operations including:
  • Heightened customer expectations
  • Regulatory landscape which is complex and evolving
  • Control energy budgets and operating costs
  • Optimising operational assets
  • OHS and environment certification and compliance
  • Legislative pressures locally
 

Plugging in Veolia's Hospital and Healthcare Centre Solutions

By understanding your unique challenges and key performance indicators, our team of specialists will work with you to help maintain your profitability and operational capacity, with a particular focus on water, energy and waste management.
 
Hospital and Healthcare Centre Waste Management
  • Waste management and resource recovery, including handling of process waste for recovery, medical waste, general waste and recyclables (sharps), hazardous liquid and sludge waste collection
  • Site assessments
  • Greenfield design/ development of waste/recycling facilities
  • Service re-engineering – collection systems, on-site processing
  • Assistance in planning and approvals
  • Product destruction
  • Training and education
  • Environmental and efficiency reporting
 
Hospital and Healthcare Centre Energy Management
  • Energy Performance Contracts (EPCs) for building upgrades and O&M performance guarantees that optimise operating costs by managing HVAC systems, communication networks, lighting, lifts, emergency and safety systems, cleaning and other services
  • ​Preventative and corrective energy asset maintenance contracts
  • Facilitates management
  • Installation, design, development and upgrading of energy systems and equipment, including heating, ventilation and air-conditioning
  • Monitoring and reporting on clients energy usage and reductions
 
Hospital and Healthcare Centre Water Management
  • Water filtration and purification
  • Validated systems guarantee water purity for concentrate production
  • Bespoke system designs
  • Integrated heat cleaning cycles ensure maintenance of hygienic pathways
  • Secure system design, along with skilled technical support
  • Operations and maintenance of all on-site water management systems and plants
  • Water and wastewater treatment plants to treat contaminated water for environmental discharge or reuse
  • Potable water systems
  • Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD)
  • Refurbishments, upgrades and modifications of existing water treatment plants for manufacturing plants and facilities
  • Guaranteed operations and maintenance of water assets
  • Increase productivity despite tight space and capital constraints
  • Increase plant reliability through customised maintenance and repair contracts
  • Exceed regulatory requirements with consistently high water quality
  • Minimise your environmental footprint