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Decontamination Facilities (SHPN 13 ARCHIVED)

Published on 01 June 1994

From: Health Facilities Scotland

(ARCHIVED) Scottish Health Planning Note 13: guidance covers facilities for central, local and endoscope decontamination units.



This series provides information on the building and operating principles for CDUs, LSUs and Endoscope Decontamination Units and outlines the objectives and service requirements in terms of the provision and operation of the facility. Part 1: central Part 2: local Part 3: endoscope This series provides guidance to help planners, estates and facilities managers, decontamination unit managers, capital planning and design teams to plan and design facilities for decontamination units. This guidance supersedes the decontamination guidance given in SHPN 52.

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