Statutory and Legislative Requirements for UK Hospitals
Listed below are a number of statutory and legal guidelines that owners and occupiers of hospital premises must adhere to in the UK. These are continually changing in the light of new evidence and experience. Reference should be made to these documents at the time of application.
Some of the commonly cited legislation can be viewed in the list below. The list is not exhaustive, but is intended to demonstrate the range of issues that should be considered. All references to guidance/legislation/standards should be compared to those current at the time of application. Latest published guidance always takes precedence.