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Decontamination Facilities (SHPN 13)

Published on 02 June 2008

From: Health Facilities Scotland

Scottish Health Planning Note 13 Parts 1, 2 and 3: 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 faciliites for decontamination units. This guidance supersedes the decontamination guidance given in SHPN 52.

This is an updated version of the Guidance document, please click here to see the archived version.

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