The Sterile Services department offer a decontamination service with a view to delivering a responsive quality service to its users. The service also provides advice on decontamination to the Trust and its users. The Sterile Services department is located at Orsett Hospital and is situated close to major communication routes. The Sterile Services department complies with and has attained EN ISO13485: 2003 and has regular internal and external audits in line with these standards. There is a quality system in place, which includes monitoring at all stages of processing and management reviews of the quality system.
- Provision of re-processing re-usable surgical instruments
- Surgical equipment and production of soft packs
The department produces both generic and user specific items. The Sterile Services department currently provides a service to Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, external Trusts, GP surgeries, community health centres, chiropody clinics, GU Medicine etc. The Sterile Services department also provides a service for other decontamination facilities external to this Trust when required due to planned or unforeseen closures of an external facility.
Service Manager: 01268 524900 / 0845 155 3111 ext 3389/2264
Deputy Managers: 01268 524900 / 0845 155 3111 ext: 2211/2262
Supervisors: 01268 524900 / 0845 155 3111 ext: 2262
For emergency out of hours contact switchboard.