Health Building Note
Gives best practice advice on the planning and design of accommodation for NHS pathology services. It focuses on laboratory-based facilities within acute hospitals (on-site or stand alone) serving acute and primary care needs across a pathology network. It also touches on point-of-care testing facilities in acute and primary care settings.
Supersedes HBN 15 Accommodation for pathology services.
NHS Estates are responsible for strategic development of a flexible and responsive environment for health and social care. Their publications include Health Technical Memorandums, Health Building Notes, design guides, circulars and Health Facilities Notes.
NBS has produced specification systems and information products for construction industry professionals for more than 40 years. The National Building Specification is the recognised UK national standard and is used by over 5,000 organisations. NBS is part of RIBA Enterprises Ltd.
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