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HFS Guidance Index

Published on 30 April 2024

From: Health Facilities Scotland

This index provides a complete list of all HFS Guidance Publications (SHTMs, SHTNs, SHFNs, SHPNs, HBNs, GUIDs)



To aid project briefing and the application of appropriate current Guidance, NSS Health Facilities Scotland have produced an excel spreadsheet which lists all current and past Guidance publications from 2002 to current date.

The index includes hyperlinks to our public HFS website where available. Those titles ending '.pdf' are available in our HFS server - please contact to request a copy. Those titles in black were recently withdrawn, hyperlinks to their predecessor documents are in the timeline.

Note: Column A allows NHS Board/ client to agree potential applicability to a specific project/ programme or work package. The timeline shows the year a version was last applicable, from current date in Row 1 above, back to 2002. HFS have pre-set seven core Guidance: HBN 00-01; HBN 00-07; SHFN 30 Part A-C; SHTM 00; as 3- Highest applicable due to their relevance in ALL NHSScotland built developments.

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