Guidance

Planning and designing accident and emergency departments (HBN 15-01)

How to design a hospital accident and emergency department that can change and expand to cope with future demands.

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This building note provides the method needed to build or redesign an accident and emergency department. It is specifically aimed at designers and senior emergency clinicians. It should be used at the beginning of the design process.

This guidance replaces HBN 22 published in 2005.