Water Hygiene Safety within the Healthcare Sector

Experienced Service Provider within the Healthcare Sector – HTM 04-01 – Authorising Engineer (AE)

We are one of the few experienced service providers in the UK providing water hygiene services across the healthcare sector, working with Authorised Engineers (AE) IHEEM. In addition, we sit on several Water Safety Groups throughout the UK and fully understand the requirements and relationship between the Water Safety Group.

The UK’s Department of Health document HTM 04-01 – safe water in healthcare premises (part B) sets out the need to form a team of experts referred to as the Water Safety Group or WSG.

This Health Technical Memorandum (HTM) gives guidance on the legal requirements, design applications, maintenance, and operation of hot and cold water supply, storage, and distribution systems in all healthcare premises.

The guidance is for:

  • healthcare management
  • water safety groups
  • design engineers
  • estate managers
  • operations managers
  • contractors
  • supply chain businesses

Who we work with;

1. Primary Care Trusts

2. Acute hospitals

3. GP surgeries

You can read our guidance on managing water systems for GP surgeries here.

Are you in control?

Are you responsible for the safety of the public and staff at a healthcare organisation and have appointed an AE? If so, we can offer you experienced services to ensure you are fully compliant with;

1. Legionella Risk Assessments

2. Water monitoring and UKAS testing

3. Remedial Works

4. Recommissioning of water systems

Control of Legionella Bacteria in Water Systems

We offer a complete range of services designed around the control of legionella bacteria in water systems. This includes Legionella Risk Assessments, logbook entries, remedial tank works, and more.

Healthcare Water Hygiene Experts

Water Hygiene Services has a longstanding history of working within the healthcare sector since 2007.

You can read the guidance on safe water management in the healthcare sector here.


Please contact us today to discuss the safe management of your water systems. Alternatively, please complete the form below, and a team member will contact you asap. 

    Water hygiene for the healthcare sector
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