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Guidance - draft for public consultation

GUID 5013 - NHSScotland requirements for compliant endoscope decontamination units (EDUs) D2.6 Feb 2023 (draft for public consultation)

Published on 22 February 2024

From: NHSScotland Assure

(Draft for Public Consultation) This document is to specify the technical requirements for compliant Endoscope Decontamination Units (EDUs).



This consultation looks to revise the compliance requirements to be implemented by Endoscope Decontamination Units (EDUs) to improve patient safety, staff safety, to meet regulatory requirements, and national policy and strategy. The consultation draft includes a section on the proposed changes.

All consultation comments to be returned to by 5pm on 22 March 2024 using the Consultation Comments Sheet.