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NHSScotland Requirements for Compliant Endoscope Decontamination Units (EDUs) (GUID 5013)

Published on 11 April 2024

From: Health Facilities Scotland

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



This guidance sets the requirements to be implemented by Endoscope Decontamination Units (EDUs) to improve patient safety, staff safety, to meet regulatory requirements and national policy/ strategy. It is expected that all EDUs should comply with these requirements by March 2025.

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

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