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Healthcare Buildings – Best Practice (HTM 00)


The public healthcare sector consists of many different kinds of buildings, all with specific requirements and rules for what you can and can’t do when it comes to architecture. These best practices come in the form of technical standards known as the Health Technical Memoranda (HTM) and Health Building Notes (HBN). Currently, there are around 100 in-date documents that make up these standards, ranging in creation date from 1993 to the current day. Staying on top of all of these best practices can be tough as the current guidance is just the latest in nearly 35 years and 500 documents-worth […]

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Full speed ahead at Elliott Hall Medical Centre


Works are well underway at the Elliott Hall Medical Centre in Pinner, Middlesex to provide a raft of changes to the facilities to accommodate the continued growth of the practice. The scheme, funded in part by the NHS Estates and Technology Transformation Fund, will see the vibrant practice benefit from a multi-phase scheme incorporating both a major extension, space-planning and internal re-modelling to create a range of new facilities. The first phase has seen the construction of a new two-storey extension, expanding the existing ground floor waiting room and the practice’s training facilities located on the first floor. Subsequent phases have seen the conversion […]

Elliott Hall Medical Centre