Guidance to carry out cost estimates of healthcare buildings

This document can be used to carry out cost estimates of healthcare buildings.


Healthcare Premises Cost Guides (HPCGs)

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The HPCGs provide a cost per square metre for building and engineering services costs for different hospital departments. They are based on Health Building Notes and associated example schedules of accommodation published by the Department of Health (DH).

Published 1 August 2010