Fire safety in the design of healthcare premises (HTM 05-02)

Provides guidance on fire safety in the design of new healthcare buildings and extensions.

Firecode – fire safety in the NHS Health Technical Memorandum 05-02: Guidance in support of functional provisions for healthcare premises



112 pages


This document reflects the changes in legislation, structure of the NHS, and government policy.

The guidance will help statutory regulations to be applied correctly so they meet the requirements of Part B of Schedule 1 of the 2010 Building Regulations.

Published 2 January 2007

Last updated 4 November 2015

Contains public sector information licensed under the Open Government Licence v3.0.