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Health Facilities Scotland

Health Facilities Scotland is a division of National Services Scotland and provides operational guidance to NHS Scotland bodies on a range of healthcare facilities topics. Formerly known as NHS Scotland Property and Environment Forum (NHSSPEF).

3rd Floor, Meridian Court
5 Cadogan Street
Glasgow
G2 6QE
UK
Website: www.hfs.scot.nhs.uk
Email: nss.hfsenquiries@nhs.net
Tel: Tel: 0141 207 1600 (Please ask for HFS)

Documents by this publisher

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Series details Title Year Status
Compliant dental local decontamination units in Scotland (primary care) 2013 Amber
Confined Spaces - policies, procedures and guidance 2012 Red
Dementia design checklist. Design checks for people with dementia in healthcare premises 2007 Amber
Fully accessible toilets 2007 Red
Guidance on police custody medical services facility design and cleaning 2014 Amber
PROCODE - vetting and control of contractors. Guidance notes and sample documentation 2007 Red
Project management. Advice on the provision of local decontamination units (LDUs) 2010 Red
Requirements for compliant endoscope decontamination units 2014 Amber
Requirements for compliant endoscope decontamination units 2014 Red
Segregation and handling of healthcare waste 2015 Red
Wayfinding. Effective wayfinding and signing systems guidance for healthcare facilities 2007 Amber
Wayfinding. Effective wayfinding and signing systems guidance for healthcare facilities (including NHS Scotland Status Note issued 8th August 2016) 2005 Green
EFA 2011/002 Electric traction lifts without motor rooms. Also known as MRL lifts (machine roomless lifts) 2011 Green
EFA 2016/001 Carbon steel press fit pipes for water heating systems: rapid corrosion and failure 2016 Green
EFA 2016/002 13A electrical socket inserts (socket covers or protectors) 2016 Green
EFA 2016/003 Metal waste pipes used for the disposal of laboratory solutions and reagents containing sodium azide (NaN3) 2016 Green
EFA 2016/004 Operating Theatre Ultra Clean Ventilation (UCV) canopies fitted with gel seal HEPA filters 2016 Green
EFA 2016/005 Recall of Hager 10kA miniature circuit breakers (MCBs) 2016 Green
EFA 2017/001 Swimming pool overhead lighting systems 2017 Green
EFA 2017/002 Anti-barricade devices: risk of ineffectivity in certain circumstances 2017 Amber
EFA 2017/003 Guidance for correct use and disposal of batteries used in health and social care equipment 2017 Amber
EFA 2017/004 Ideal Standard (Armitage Shanks) A4129AA Contour 21 thermostatic built in shower valve (supplied separately and as a part of Armitage Shanks S6960XX Doc M shower packs): safety inspections required 2017 Green
EFA 2018/003 Fire in multi-storey car parks (MSCPs) 2018 Green
EFA 2018/004 Integrated plumbing system (IPS) panels - risk of accidental detachment 2018 Green
EFA 2019/001 Portable fans in health and social care facilities: risk of cross infection 2019 Amber
HBN 00-01 General design guidance for healthcare buildings 2014 Green
HBN 00-02 Sanitary spaces 2017 Green
HBN 00-03 Clinical and clinical support spaces 2014 Green
HBN 00-04 Circulation and communication spaces 2014 Green
HBN 00-07 Planning for a resilient healthcare estate 2014 Green
HBN 01-01 Cardiac facilities 2014 Green
HBN 02-01 Cancer treatment facilities 2014 Green
HBN 03-01 Adult acute mental health units 2014 Green
HBN 03-02 Facilities for child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) 2018 Green
HBN 04-02 Critical care units 2014 Green
HBN 6 (Vol 2) Diagnostic imaging: PACS and specialist imaging 2014 Green
HBN 07-02 Renal care: Satellite dialysis unit 2014 Green
HBN 07-02 Renal care: Main renal unit 2014 Green
HBN 08-02 Dementia-friendly health and social care environments 2014 Green
HBN 14-01 Medicines management: Pharmacy and radiopharmacy facilities 2014 Green
HBN 14-02 Medicines storage in clinical areas 2021 Green
HBN 15 Facilities for pathology services 2014 Green
HBN 23 Hospital accommodation for children and young people 2014 Green
HBN 26 (Vol 1) Facilities for surgical procedures. Volume 1 2014 Green
HBN 37 In-patient facilities for older people 2014 Green
SFPN 3 Escape bed lifts 2010 Amber
SFPN 6 Prevention and control of deliberate fire-raising in NHSScotland healthcare premises 2007 Amber
SFPN 11 Reducing unwanted fire signals in healthcare premises 2006 Red
SHFN 03-02 Security services standards for NHS Scotland security leads 2017 Red
SHFN 03-02 Security services standards for NHSScotland security leads 2021 Green
SHFN 30 HAI-SCRIBE. Questionsets and checklists 2015 Green
SHFN 30 Part A Manual. Information for design teams, construction teams, estates and facilities and infection prevention and control teams 2014 Green
SHFN 30 Part B HAI-SCRIBE. Implementation strategy and assessment process 2014 Green
SHPN 00-07 Planning for a resilient healthcare estate 2014 Amber
SHPN 00-07 Resilience planning for the healthcare estate 2009 Red
SHPN 04-01 In-patient care. Adult in-patient facilities 2010 Amber
SHPN 04 Supplement 1 In-patient accommodation: options for choice. Supplement 1: isolation facilities in acute settings 2008 Amber
SHPN 13 Part 1 Decontamination facilities: central decontamination unit 2011 Amber
SHPN 13 Part 2 Decontamination facilities: local decontamination units 2008 Amber
SHPN 13 Part 3 Decontamination facilities: endoscope decontamination units 2010 Amber
SHPN 16-01 Mortuary and post mortem facilities: design and briefing guidance 2017 Green
SHPN 22 Accident and emergency facilities for adults and children 2007 Amber
SHPN 36 Part 1 General medical practice premises in Scotland 2006 Amber
SHPN 36 Part 2 NHS dental premises in Scotland 2006 Amber
SHPN 36 Part 3 Community pharmacy premises in Scotland. Providing NHS pharmaceutical services 2007 Amber
SHTM 00 Best practice guidance for healthcare engineering. Policies and principles 2013 Green
SHTM 01-01 Part A Decontamination of medical devices in a Central Decontamination Unit. Part A: management 2018 Green
SHTM 01-01 Part B Decontamination of medical devices in a Central Decontamination Unit. Part B: test equipment/methods 2018 Green
SHTM 01-01 Part C Decontamination of medical devices in a Central Decontamination Unit. Part C: sterilization by steam 2018 Green
SHTM 01-01 Part D Decontamination of medical devices in a Central Decontamination Unit. Part D: automated cleaning and disinfection equipment 2018 Green
SHTM 01-01 Part E Decontamination of medical devices in a Central Decontamination Unit. Part E: sterilization by Hydrogen Peroxide or Ethylene Oxide 2018 Green
SHTM 01-01 Part F Decontamination of medical devices in a Central Decontamination Unit. Part F: inspect, assemble and package 2018 Green
SHTM 02-01 Part A Medical gas pipeline systems. Part A: design, installation, validation and verification 2012 Green
SHTM 02-01 Part B Medical gas pipeline systems. Part B: Operational management 2015 Green
SHTM 03-01 Part A Specialised ventilation for healthcare premises. Part A: the concept, design, specification, installation and acceptance testing of healthcare ventilation systems. Interim version 3.0 - additional guidance related to COVID 19 to be added in an update in 2022 2022 Green
SHTM 03-01 Part A Ventilation for healthcare premises. Part A: design and validation 2014 Red
SHTM 03-01 Part B Specialised ventilation for healthcare premises. Part B: the management, operation, maintenance and routine testing of existing healthcare ventilation systems. Interim version 2.0 - additional guidance related to COVID 19 to be added in an update in 2022 2022 Green
SHTM 03-01 Part B Ventilation for healthcare premises. Part B: operational management and performance verification 2011 Red
SHTM 04-01 Part A Water safety for healthcare premises. Part A: Design, installation and testing 2013 Red
SHTM 04-01 Part A Water safety for healthcare premises. Part A: Design, installation and testing 2014 Green
SHTM 04-01 Part B Water safety for healthcare premises. Part B: Operational management 2013 Red
SHTM 04-01 Part B Water safety for healthcare premises. Part B: Operational management 2014 Green
SHTM 04-01 Part C Water safety for healthcare premises. Part C: TVC testing protocols 2014 Green
SHTM 04-01 Part D Control of Legionella, hygiene, 'safe' hot water, cold water and drinking water systems. Part D: Disinfection of domestic water systems 2011 Green
SHTM 04-01 Part E Water safety for healthcare premises. Part E: Alternative materials and filtration 2015 Green
SHTM 04-01 Part F Control of Legionella, hygiene, 'safe' hot water, cold water and drinking water systems. Part F: Chloramination of water supplies 2011 Green
SHTM 04-01 Part G Water safety for healthcare premises. Part G: Operational procedures and exemplar written scheme 2015 Green
SHTM 04-02 Part A Control of Legionella, hygiene, 'safe' hot water, cold water and drinking water systems. Emerging technologies. Part A: Solar domestic hot water heating 2015 Green
SHTM 04-02 Part B Control of Legionella, hygiene, 'safe' hot water, cold water and drinking water systems. Emerging technologies. Part B: Rainwater harvesting 2015 Green
SHTM 04-02 Part C Control of Legionella, hygiene, 'safe' hot water, cold water and drinking water systems. Emerging technologies. Part C: Grey water recovery 2015 Green
SHTM 06-01 Part A Electrical services supply and distribution. Part A: design considerations 2015 Green
SHTM 06-01 Part B Electrical services supply and distribution. Part B: operational management 2015 Green
SHTM 06-02 Electrical safety guidance for low voltage systems 2015 Green
SHTM 06-03 Electrical safety guidance for high voltage systems 2015 Green
SHTM 07-03 Transport management and car parking 2008 Green
SHTM 08-01 Specialist services: Acoustics 2011 Red
SHTM 08-01 Specialist services: acoustics 2015 Green
SHTM 08-02 Specialist services: Lifts 2013 Green
SHTM 08-03 Specialist services: Bedhead services 2011 Green
SHTM 08-04 Part A Specialist services: Pneumatic tube transport systems. Part A: Overview and management responsibilities 2011 Green

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