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Choice framework for local policy and procedures 01-06 – Decontamination of flexible endoscopes: Policy and management

Title

Choice framework for local policy and procedures 01-06 – Decontamination of flexible endoscopes: Policy and management, 2012


Publisher

Department of Health

London, UK, DH


Abstract

Provides best practice guidance on the management and decontamination of flexible endoscopes (principally gastrointestinal scopes and bronchoscopes). It also aims to support commissioners and providers in implementing appropriate and effective decontamination measures to reduce the risks of person-to-person transmission of human prion diseases.


Document Number

Space for Health: Healthcare Environment CFPP 01-06


Document Status

This document has been superseded. Please review the information within the document history section to obtain the latest version of the document


Document History

Version:1.0:England CFPP 01-06 supersedes the relevant parts of HTM 2030 dealing with endoscope decontamination. Superseded by Choice Framework for local Policy and Procedures 01-06 - Decontamination of flexible endoscopes: Policy and management.

Subjects

Hospitals, Sanitary/hygiene/cleaning fittings


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