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Our publications

Published on 01 April 2021

Health Facilities Scotland (HFS) plays a key role in producing information critical to the running of NHSScotland services. We publish detailed documents relating to:

  • National operational policy
  • Standards
  • Safety alerts
  • Technical guidance.

Our expertise

We draw from our broad range of expertise to create and publish information on non-clinical healthcare subjects in the following areas:

  • Engineering
  • Decontamination
  • Property and capital planning
  • Healthcare design
  • Fire safety
  • Sustainability/Environment/Energy
  • Facilities services
  • Safety alerts

Access our publications

We are currently making our digital resources accessible.

Search our publications library for guidance, alerts, policies and standards relating to your health facilities. All documents in the library have an accessible format.

Explore other documents that are yet to be made accessible, including:

  • Guidance - archived
  • Guidance publications
  • Reports and information
  • Training documents

You can also request IRIC safety alerts.