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Fire Policy

The Fire Policy document has been reviewed in accordance with the Department of Health Fire code – Fire Safety in the NHS Health Technical Memorandum 05-01: Managing Health Care Fire Safety which came into effect on the 1st October 2006 and also reflects the statutory requirements of the Fire Safety Order(2005) HTM 05-01 sets out the Department of Health’s policy on Fire Safety in the NHS in England. It includes “best practice” guidance on management arrangements’ for fire safety. This document replaces “Fire code – policy and principles”.


Link to the full Policy:

 Fire Policy

Link to the Equalities Impact Analysis:

Fire Policy EIA

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