Insights

Publications & Guidance

Knowledge is Power – Keeping you up to date on the latest industry & market news.  We’ve listed a series of links below where you will find useful information relevant to our market.

Product Brochures

Hupfer Product Range Specialist in Sterile Goods Logistics. Hupfer Medical Brochure
Vermed Product Range Together We Advance Patient Care. EUPatientMonitoringCatalog2016-V2
Batrik Medical Accessories for CSSD, Endoscopy & Theatre Batrik Complete Brochure 2019
CBM Instrument Basket & Container Systems CBM Brochure – Basket & Containers

 

Standards & Guidelines

Operational Management of EDUs Health Service Executive  Standards and Recommended              Practices for Operational Management of Endoscope Decontamination Facilities health-service-executive-standards-and-recommended-practices-for-operational-management-of-endoscope-decontamination-facilities-2019
Testing in EDUs

 

HSE Standards and Recommended Practices for Commissioning, Validation and Testing in

Endoscope Decontamination Facilities

 HSE Standards and Recommended Practices for Commissioning Validation and Testing in Endoscope Decontamination Facilities
Endoscopy Reprocessing HSE Standards and Recommended Practices for Endoscopy Reprocessing Units HSE Code of Practice for Endoscopy
Primary Care & Local Decontamination Guidance for Application of Standards and Recommended Practices in Primary Care Local Decontamination Units HSE Code of Practice for Dental LDU

HSE Code of Practice for Dental CDU

Central Decontamination Standards and Recommended Practices for Central Decontamination Unit HSE Code of Practice for CDU’s
Loan Instruments Recommended Best Practice for Use of RIMDs on trial / loan to/from other Hospitals and/or Companies / Suppliers Recommended Best Practice for Loan RIMDs
World Health Organisation Decontamination and Reprocessing of Medical Devices for Healthcare Facilities Decontamination and Reprocessing of Medical Devices for Healthcare Facilities
Irish Decontamination Institute The Irish Association of Sterile Services Managers was established in 1989 and changed its name to Irish Decontamination Institute in January 2011. Its aim is to ensure its members are up to date with developments in sterile services and to network this information to hospital sterile service departments throughout Ireland. Go
World Forum for Hospital Sterile Services The primary mission of WFHSS is to contribute ensuring that patients all around the world are treated with high-quality medical devices. A necessary condition for this is that infrastructure, materials, consumables, working methods and training of staff meet essential requirements. The indirect effect is the recognition of the CSSD as a fully-fledged, supportive and constructive department of the hospital. Go
HSE Standards and Recommended Practices for Facility Design and Equipping of EDUs QPSD-D-022-1 Health Service Executive Standards and Recommended Practices for Facility Design and Equipping of Endoscope Decontamination Units.  The Standards and Recommended Practices are a guide to support the design and equipping of Endoscope Decontamination Units based on current legal requirements and professional best practice

 

HSE Standards and Recommended Practices for Facility Design and Equipping of EDUs
Health Service Executive Guidance for Decontamination of Semi‐critical Ultrasound Probes; Semi‐invasive and Non‐invasive Ultrasound Probes Guidance for Decontamination of Semi‐critical Ultrasound Probes is based on best available evidence and professional best practice.  With kind permission this document has been adapted to the Irish Healthcare context, from Health Facilities Scotland’s Guidance        Document for Decontamination of Ultrasound Probes published March 2016. Ultrasound-Probe-Decontamination-Guidance-Feb-17