Health Building Note
Discusses what form a comprehensive unit would take and identifies best practice in the built environment from a child-centred perspective. It is primarily intended for new-builds and upgrades of existing facilities, covering general functional and design considerations and detailed information on the specific design and engineering requirements.
Amended March 2013. Supersedes HBN 23 - Hospital accommodation for children and young people (1994). Should be read in conjunction with the overarching guidance ‘Friendly healthcare environments for children and young people’ (NHS Estates, 2003).
NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership provide advice to the Welsh Government on strategic issues and support to the NHS on the delivery of their operational plans.
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