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Guidance - draft for public consultation

SHPN 13 Part 3 - Endoscope Decontamination Units (EDUs) in NHSScotland (Draft for Public Consultation)

Published on 09 July 2024

From: NHSScotland Assure

This SHPN provides guidance to plan a new or upgrade an EDU processing flexible thermolabile endoscopes and TOE ultrasound probes.



This consultation concerns a full technical revision of the first version of the planning note produced in 2010. It considers innovative technologies, current standards and lessons learned in build projects, incidents and stakeholders’ enquiries.

All consultation comments to be returned by 3pm on 4 October 2024 using the using the Consultation Comments Form.

Click here to see the latest version of this Guidance.