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Health Building Note 00-01 General design guidance for healthcaregrass roofed buildings in parkland setting buildings

Publication date: 2014
Ranking: essential

In their words:

“This Health Building Note (HBN) gives general design guidance for healthcare buildings. It provides an overall picture of the design issues and future-proofing requirements that need to be addressed in a healthcare capital project.

Because of its general nature, its content will be familiar to experienced architects and healthcare planners. It is intended particularly for:

  • those who are new to this work
  • patients or their advocates who may be requested to become involved
  • commissioning organisations and regulators.”

Download a copy here from the website

To obtain a copy in an alternative format or language
Please write to:
Ministerial Correspondence and Public Enquiries Unit
Department of Health
Richmond House
79 Whitehall


Telephone: 020 7210 4850
Textphone: 0203 741 8449
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