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Our publications

Published on 05 December 2022

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 reviewing the accessibility of our digital resources.

Search our publications library for guidance, alerts, policies and standards relating to your health facilities. Here you can also find an overview of all HFS Guidance Publications.

Explore other documents that have yet to be reviewed for accessibility, including:

You can also request IRIC safety alerts.