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Those working with Healthcare Engineering Systems should have access to and use industry standards, peer-reviewed reference documents and organisations, the following is a list with web links.

This list is applicable for the use by, Healthcare Organisations, NHS Trusts, PFIs, LIFT’s, ProCure 22 Partners, HUBCO (Scotland), Project Managers, Directors of Estates, Heads of Estates, Estates Officers, Compliance Managers, Medical teams, Health and Safety, Lecturers, Training organisations, Designers, Manufacturers, Contractors, Commissioners, Apprentices, Electricians, Fitters.

Department of Health websites


Department of Health Main Home Page
Health Building Notes
Health Technical Memoranda
NHS Central Alerting System e.g. for Estates Facilities Alerts (EFA)


NHS Wales, Shared Services Partnership, Main Home Page
NHS Wales Specialist Estates Services: Specialist Healthcare Engineering Systems
NHS Wales, Shared Services Partnership: Estates and Facilities Alerts (EFAs) from 2015

Northern Ireland

Department of Health Main Home Page
Estates and Facilities Alerts - EFA's


NHS National Services Scotland
Health Facilities Scotland, Guidance Publications
Health Facilities Scotland IRIC Safety Alerts
Health Protection Scotland

Other organisations

CQC Care Quality Commission
PHE Public Health England
HSE Health and Safety Executive
MHRA Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
Healthcare Infection Society (HIS)
King's Fund, an independent charitable foundation working for better health

HEFMA Health Estates and Facilities Management Association
HFC Healthcare Facilities Consortium
CIBSE Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers
CIBSE Membership

IHEEM Institute of Healthcare Engineering and Estate Management
IHEEM Technical Platforms
IHEEM Membership
The Institution of Engineering and Technology
Engineering Council

Engineering Council Registration BSI British Standards Institution

BSRIA The Building Services Research and Information Association
Building research Establishment (BRE)

BESA Building Engineering Services Association, was HVCA
BESA SFG 20 HTM alignment

HEFMA Health Estates & Facilities Management Association
ACE Association for Consultancy and Engineering
CSA Commissioning Specialists Association
CIBSE Journal

Health Estates Journal IHEEMs Technical Journal
Architects for Health
CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CGA Compressed Gas Association (US)

FDA Food and Drug Administration (US)
American Institute of Architects (US)

Lighting Research Center (US)

Home Page
Light and Health

Air Tightness Testing (schemes and guidance)

ATTMA The Air Tightness Testing & Measurement Association
iATS The Independent Airtightness Testing Scheme
BSRIA Air Tightness Testing

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