Building engineering in the health sector (HTM 00)

Health technical memoranda (HTM) 00 looks at the engineering and environmental impact of health and social care facilities.


Health Technical Memorandum 00: Policies and principles of healthcare engineering

This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format.

If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, please email . Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.


HTM 00 provides guidance on the design, installation and operation of a healthcare facility from an engineering and environmental perspective.

HTM 00 is not intended to cover every possible scenario, for example where a patient is receiving treatment in their own home. This 2014 edition supersedes all previous versions of HTM 00.

Published 1 April 2014