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Guidance - archived

Cancer treatment facilities (SHPN 54 and HBN 02-01 ARCHIVED)

Published on 01 October 2014

From: Health Facilities Scotland

(Archived) Cancer treatment facilities.



This Health Building Note covers the policy and service context, and planning and design considerations, for cancer treatment facilities. It covers specific planning and design considerations for chemotherapy and radiotherapy units. It describes spaces that are unique to those units. It also describes any variations to common hospital spaces and clarifies requirements for these spaces, where necessary.

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