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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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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Regional Conference & Exhibition

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Water Technical Platform Seminar 2019

Water Technical Platform Seminar 2019

10 July 2019, 09:30 - 17:30

This Wednesday 10th July 2019 the IHEEM Water Technical Platform will be presenting an interactive...

2019 Wales Regional Conference and Exhibition, Cardiff

2019 Wales Regional Conference and Exhibition, Cardiff

05 September 2019, 08:30 - 17:00

'HEATWAVE' - How does climate change effect Healthcare Estate and its support and operational ser...

Healthcare Estates

Healthcare Estates

08 October 2019, 08:30 - 17:00

'Healthcare Estates' is IHEEM's prestigious annual Conference, Exhibition and Awards Dinner h...

Partners Programme IFHE 2019

Partners Programme IFHE 2019

08 October 2019, 08:30 - 17:00

Welcome to the official page for the Healthcare Estates Partners Programme 2019 organised by ...

Technical Visits 2019

Technical Visits 2019

10 October 2019

Click below to find out details on a selection of Technical Visits that will be takin...


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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.