While Heath Technical Memoranda 05-02 and 05-03 provide guidance in respect of the fire precautions and protective measures appropriate for healthcare premises, this Health Technical Memorandum is intended to assist in determining the appropriate fire safety management system to be applied to healthcare organisations.
It sets out guidance that recognises the nature of healthcare organisations and the need for a robust system of fire safety management. The guidance and recommendations contained in this Health Technical Memorandum should allow the current statutory regulations to be applied sensibly within a framework of understanding
Published 18 July 2006. Last updated 23 April 2013.