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Rozalind Murphy




Rozalind Murphy, is a Director and has worked on numerous healthcare projects since she joined OCMA in 1997. Roz is an accomplished architect, excellent design team leader and has particular skills in Healthcare Planning. She has recently completed a Masters (MSc) in Planning Buildings for Health in the Southbank University, Medical Architecture Research Unit, the only course of its type in Europe.

In addition to having excellent knowledge of healthcare planning from macro to micro levels Roz has direct experience of significant scale healthcare projects. She has led the clinical design of the theatre department which includes 22 Theatres and procedure rooms, the 60 bed ICU and the 2,600sqm net Pathology Departments of The National Children’s Hospital. She has also assisted with consolidation of the briefing information for the National Maternity Hospital at St Vincent’s Hospital Campus, was clinical lead for the North-West Cancer Centre in Altnagelvin and has led the clinical design of the Bon Secours North Block development in Cork which was recently completed.

After completing her MSc. Course, Roz has taken an interest in assisting in the development of briefing documents for healthcare facilities. She has brought a not only a healthcare planning specialism to the task, but also a deep understanding of the spatial needs of healthcare facilities. This creates a brief that is focussed for the team of people who will design and implement the brief requirements and allows the Project Team to explore and set out their strategic and key design aspirations before a Design Team is appointed.

Roz is also Lead Architect on the University Hospital Limerick Acute Ward Block, which is currently in the planning phase and over the years at OCMA has been project architect and/or interiors architect on a number of major hospital projects including the Rotunda Hospital NICU; St. John’s Community Hospital Enniscorthy; Bons Secours Cork; Kerry General Hospital A+E Department; Mayo General Hospital, and at the Mater and Children’s Hospital.