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Endoscope Decontamination Document System (EDDS) (PRO-179 series)

Published on 01 April 2017

From: Health Facilities Scotland

Documentation system covering decontamination policy document and procedures covering the management of flexible endoscope decontamination lifecycle



This is a set of generic documents that may be used in Endoscope Decontamination Units (EDUs) within NHS Scotland. The set will comprise of a decontamination policy, a set of decontamination procedures and their associated record forms. These are intended to assist Health Boards to manage and operate compliant EDUs to provide a timely supply of safe, reliable and effectively decontaminated endoscopes.

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