Department of Health

Now known as Department of Health and Social Care. The Department of Health was committed to improving the quality and convenience of care provided by the NHS and social services. Its work included setting national standards, shaping the direction of health and social care services and promoting healthier living. Publications included Space for Health: Technical Manuals, as well as the Health Building Notes, Health Technical Memorandums, and White Papers.

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Series details Title Year Status
Accommodation of students under eighteen by further education colleges. National minimum standards - Inspection regulations 2002 Red
Art and healthcare 1988 Red
Boarding schools. National minimum standards - Inspection regulations 2002 Red
Capital Investment Strategy for the Department of Health 1999 Red
Care homes for adults (18-65) and supplementary standards for care homes accommodating young people aged 16 and 17 - National minimum standards - Care homes regulations. February 2003. 2nd edition 2003 Red
Care homes for older people - National minimum standards - Care homes regulations. 2nd edition 2002 Red
Care homes for older people - National minimum standards - Care homes regulations. February 2003. 3rd edition 2003 Red
Care homes for older people - National minimum standards - Care homes regulations. February 2003. 3rd edition (3rd impression 2006) 2003 Red
Care standards act 2000. Chapter 14. Explanatory notes 2000 Red
Caring for quality. Guidance on standards for residential homes for elderly people 1990 Red
Children's homes. National minimum standards - Children's homes regulations 2002 Red
Cryptosporidium in water supplies 1998 Red
Decontamination in primary care dental facilities: policy, context and requirements manual 196:0.2:England 2011 Red
Delivering sustainable development DH action plan 2007/08 2007 Red
Department of Health fire safety policy 2001 Red
Department of Health-funded research on decontamination of surgical instruments: progress review 2008 (archived) 2009 Red
Design brief framework for PFI public sector comparators at OBC stage 2004 Red
Design development protocol for PFI schemes. Revision 1 2004 Red
Design development protocol for PFI schemes - consultation draft of procedural guidance for competitive dialogue 2007 Red
Disposal strategy - land for housing 2011 Green
Domiciliary Care - National minimum standards - regulations 2003 Red
Environmental design guide. Adult medium secure services 2011 Green
Explanatory memorandum to the Smoke-free (signs) regulations 2007. SI 2007/923 2007 Red
Exploring the build and space environment for users of the child and adolescent mental health service 2010 Red
Facilities for primary and community care services: policy and service context manual 2685:1.6:England 2011 Red
Fire precautions and evacuation procedures 2004 Red
Firecode operational provisions manuals - part A: general fire safety 1827:0.5:England 2011 Red
Firecode operational provisions manuals - part K: guidance on fire risk assessments in complex healthcare premises 2090:0.5:England 2011 Red
General engineering principles 6898:0.1:England 2011 Red
General medical practice premises - a commentary. A guide to the size, design and construction of GP premises 1999 Red
Good practice guide. Learning lessons from post-project evaluation 2002 Red
Guide to the NHS for local planning authorities 2007 Amber
Guide to town planning for NHS staff 2007 Amber
Handling IM and T within build - guidance 2002 Red
Housing and support options for people with learning disabilities. Draft 2002 Red
Improving PFI procurement 2002 Red
Improving the environment of care for people with dementia. Final recommendations report. Executive summary 2015 Green
Improving the patient experience. Sharing success in mental health and learning disabilities. The King's Fund's Enhancing the Healing Environment programme 2008 Red
Improving working lives. The value of supporting staff who volunteer 2004 Amber
Improving working lives for ambulance staff 2004 Amber
Improving working lives in midwifery. A guide for midwives and managers 2005 Amber
Independent health care. National minimum standards regulations (archived) 2002 Red
Infection control guidance for care homes 2006 Red
Land and buildings in PFI schemes (version 2) 2003 Red
Land and property appraisal 2007 Red
Maintenance policy manual 3277:0.2:England 2011 Red
Medicines management: pharmacy and radiopharmacy facilities: policy, context and requirements manual 1554:0.2:England 2011 Red
Mental health policy implementation guide. Adult acute inpatient care provision 2002 Red
Mental health policy implementation guide. National minimum standards for general adult services in psychiatric intensive care units (PICU) and low secure environments 2002 Red
Modernising pathology services 2004 Red
Nurses agencies - National minimum standards - nurses agencies regulations 2002 Amber
Operational policy manual 3279:0.2:England 2011 Red
PITN guidance notes 2002 Red
Policy, context and requirements manual 3034:0.2:England 2011 Red
Policy appraisal and health 2004 Green
Prevention and control of infection in care homes - an information resource 2013 Green
Professional support policy manual 3281:0.2:England 2011 Red
Proposals for amending firecode: A consultation document 2005 Red
Public private partnerships in the NHS. Modernising primary care in the NHS. NHS Local Improvement Finance Trust (NHS LIFT) 2001 Red
Rebuilding the NHS - a new generation of healthcare facilities (archived) 2007 Red
Redundant hospitals in the green belt: a review 1990 Red
Report on lessons learned from the summer 2007 flooding experiences from an estates and facilities perspective 2008 Red
Report on project management in the National Health Service in England 1990 Red
Research, design, development and virtual modelling of a modular acute bed-space cluster 2009 Red
Sold on health - modernising procurement, operation and disposal of the NHS Estate 2000 Red
Special schools. National minimum standards - Inspection regulations 2002 Red
Statutory and legislative requirements manual 3284:0.2:England 2011 Red
Sustainable development action plan 2007/08 - progress report (archived) 2009 Red
Sustainable development action plan for the Department for Health 2006 Red
Taking the long term view: the Department of Health's strategy for delivering sustainable development 2008-2011 2008 Red
Towards cleaner hospitals and lower rates of infection. A summary of action 2004 Red
Training, information and communications policy manual 3286:0.2:England 2011 Red
Treatment centres: delivering faster, quality care and choice for NHS patients (archived) 2005 Red
Valuing people: a new strategy for learning disability for the 21st century programme. A white paper 2001 Red
You can make a difference: Improving hospital services for disabled people 2004 Red
You can make a difference: Improving hospital services for disabled people 2006 Amber
You can make a difference: Improving hospital services for disabled people - Explanatory notes 2004 Red
You can make a difference: improving primary care services for disabled people 2006 Amber
CFPP 01-01 Part A Management and decontamination of surgical instruments (medical devices) used in acute care. Part A: the formulation of local policy and choices 2013 Red
CFPP 01-01 Part B Management and decontamination of surgical instruments (medical devices) used in acute care. Part B: common elements 2013 Red
CFPP 01-01 Part C Management and decontamination of surgical instruments (medical devices) used in acute care. Part C: steam sterilization 2013 Red
CFPP 01-01 Part D Management and decontamination of surgical instruments (medical devices) used in acute care. Part D: washer-disinfectors 2013 Red
CFPP 01-01 Part E Management and decontamination of surgical instruments (medical devices) used in acute care. Part E: alternatives to steam for the sterilization of reusable medical devices 2013 Red
CFPP 01-04 Decontamination of linen for health and social care: management and provision 2013 Red
CFPP 01-04 Decontamination of linen for health and social care: social care 2013 Red
CFPP 01-04 Decontamination of linen for health and social care: guidance for linen processors implementing BS EN 14065 2013 Red
CFPP 01-04 Decontamination of linen for health and social care: engineering, equipment and validation 2013 Red
CFPP 01-06 Decontamination of flexible endoscopes: Policy and management 2013 Red
CFPP 01-06 Decontamination of flexible endoscopes: Policy and management 2013 Red
CFPP 01-06 Decontamination of flexible endoscopes: Design and installation 2013 Red
CFPP 01-06 Decontamination of flexible endoscopes: Design and installation 2013 Red
CFPP 01-06 Decontamination of flexible endoscopes: Design and installation 2013 Red
CFPP 01-06 Decontamination of flexible endoscopes: Validation and verification 2013 Red
CFPP 01-06 Decontamination of flexible endoscopes: Validation and verification 2013 Red
CFPP 01-06 Decontamination of flexible endoscopes: Validation and verification 2013 Red
CFPP 01-06 Decontamination of flexible endoscopes: Operational management 2013 Red
CFPP 01-06 Decontamination of flexible endoscopes: Operational management 2013 Red
CFPP 01-06 Decontamination of flexible endoscopes: Operational management 2013 Red
CFPP 01-06 Decontamination of flexible endoscopes: Testing methods 2013 Red
CFPP 01-06 Decontamination of flexible endoscopes: Testing methods 2013 Red

 

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