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Pneumatic Tube Transport Systems (SHTM 08-04)

Published on 07 November 2011

From: Health Facilities Scotland

Scottish Health Technical Memorandum 08-04 Parts A and B: overview, management and design considerations for pneumatic tube transport systems



This series gives advice and guidance to healthcare management, design engineers, estates management and operations managers on the legal requirements, design implications, maintenance and operation of pneumatic tube transport systems in healthcare premises.

  • Part A: overview and management responsibilities
  • Part B: design considerations and good practice guide

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