Fire safety in the design of healthcare premises (HTM 05-02)

Health Technical Memorandum (HTM) 05-02 provides information on fire safety in the design of new healthcare buildings and extensions.



This document reflects the changes in legislation, structure of the NHS, and government policy.

The guidance will help statutory regulations to be applied correctly so they meet the requirements of Part B of Schedule 1 of the 2010 Building Regulations.

Published 2 January 2007
Last updated 4 November 2015 + show all updates
  1. Added updated document, changes include: 1. Rectification of minor date inconsistencies between the cover, cover picture and foreword. 2. Replacing reference to ‘Relationship with Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2006’ with ‘Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015’.

  2. Updated to include a number of changes to to the April 2014 edition: Appendix L lists a summary of changes made

  3. Update to guidance document HTM 05-02.

  4. First published.