Institute of Healthcare Engineering and Estate Management

Who we are

The Institute of Healthcare Engineering and Estate Management (IHEEM) is the UK’s largest specialist Institute for the Healthcare Estates Sector; devoted to developing careers, provision of education and training, and registering engineers as Eng Tech, IEng and CEng.     

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Queen Alexandra Hospital in Portsmouth

Become a member

The Institute counts among its members employees of both public and private healthcare providers, as well as those employed in private sector engineering and consultancy firms and practices. Many members come from a non-engineering background, including facilities management professionals.

IHEEM’s primary purpose, as a professional development organisation, is to keep members up to date with developing technology and changing regulations, and various types of membership are available. So how can it benefit you?

Member benefits

  • Professional Development & Mentoring
  • Gain International Engineering Qualifications
  • Use of Designated Letters After Your Name
  • Local Branch Network & Membership
  • Seminars and Workshops
  • Healthcare Estate Conference and Exhibition
  • Regional Conferences
  • Health Estate Journal


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IHEEM AE Conference 2018, Birmingham

IHEEM AE Conference 2018, Birmingham

14 March 2018, 09:00 - 17:00

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Masterminding the Masterplan, London

Masterminding the Masterplan, London

04 May 2018, 09:00 - 16:00

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IHEEM Extras scheme

'IHEEM Extras' is an exclusive portfolio which is only open to IHEEM members and offers a range of benefits and discounts, designed to support you both personally and professionally. View >

Professional development

Professional Development provides the opportunity to look at your career progress from a wider perspective.  It challenges us to make time for regular personal reflection and review.  It reminds us that we have the responsibility for developing ourselves rather than pushing the onus on to our managers, peers or others in the organisation.