Asset Wisdom and IHEEM knowledge partnership, together putting the spotlight on Asset Management in the Health Service

What is IHEEM?

The Institute of Healthcare Engineering and Estate Management is recognised as an International Professional Engineering Institute, specialising in the Healthcare Estates Sector. Founded in 1943, the Institute was originally called the Institute of Hospital Engineering until 1966. As the UK’s largest specialist Institute for the Healthcare Estates Sector; it is devoted to developing careers, provision of education and training, and registering engineers as Eng Tech, IEng and CEng.


Supporting NHS Service Delivery

Members of IHEEM, and their Partner HEFMA, are key players in the delivery of NHS services. They ensure that the healthcare Infrastructure and environments are developed and maintained to support clinical services and the delivery of patient care.

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Professional Membership Organisation

As a membership organisation, IHEEM is committed to supporting its members in their continued professional development. Through their Learning and Knowledge portals they provide members access to training and material to support the strategic and operational management of healthcare facilities and services.

Content ranges from international guidance and standards to support health care planning and capital investment, along with a wide range of content covering an array of specialist healthcare engineering topics.

The Institute counts among its members employees of both public and private healthcare providers, including NHS Trusts, Industry, private providers, Universities, Manufacturing, and service organisations. Increasingly members come from a non-engineering background, many with Facilities Management experience.


Registered Charity

IHEEM is also a registered charity (257133) under the education and training classification.

For more information on IHEEM and Asset Wisdom’s Partnership follow the links below:

Visit the IHEEM website at:


Read the IHEEM article on our partnership here

Hear from Chris Bradley about the importance of the partnership