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Guidance - archived

Ventilation for Healthcare Premises (SHTM 03-01 and SHTM 2025 ARCHIVED)

Published on 01 February 2014

From: Health Facilities Scotland

(Archived) Scottish Health Technical Memorandum 03-01 Parts A-B: ventilation design, validation, operational management and performance verification.



This series gives comprehensive advice and guidance to healthcare management, design engineers, estate managers and operations managers on the legal requirements, design implications, maintenance and operation of general and specialised ventilation in all types of healthcare premises.

  • Part A: design and validation
  • Part B: operational management and performance verification

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