IDSC

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IDSC

Publications

View and download IDSC's latest publications.

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IDSC

Publications

  • Standards and Practice Released 3rd Edition

    This guide sets out in detail the operational, technical and managerial requirements of decontamination services and provides a useful resource for anyone working in or around decontamination.

    The revised 3rd edition has been extensively updated to include the latest legislative framework referencing the work of the Care Quality Commission formerly the Healthcare Commission, ISO 13485 and the revised HBN13. A CD containing the ‘Standards and Practice’ guide is free to full members of the Institute.

    Non-members can purchase a copy of the guidance paper on CD for £60.00 + £5.80 postage and packing.

    Payment by cheque:

    To order copies of Standards and Practice 3rs Ed or the IDSc Teaching and Training Manual, please send a cheque made payable to ‘IDSc’ to IDSc c/o Fitwise Management Ltd, Blackburn House, Redhouse Road, Seafield, Bathgate, West Lothian, EH47 7AQ

    £60 + £5.80 P&P

  • IDSc Teaching and Training Manual

    The latest version of the teaching and training manual covers all aspects of decontamination practice and provides a invaluable learning tool to those working in the field. Divided in 12 sections (below), the manual includes the latest developments and thinking for decontamination.

    1. The Historical Development of Sterile Services

    2. Microbiology

    3. Collection & Cleaning

    4. Inspection, Assembly & Packaging

    5. Sterilization

    6. Storage & Distribution

    7. Endoscope Processing

    8. Total Quality Management

    9. Technical & Engineering Services

    10.  Anatomy & Physiology

    11. Further Reading

    12. Useful Information and Medical Terminology

     

    Copies available on CD can be purchased for £60.00 + £5.80 postage and packing.

    Payment by cheque:

    To order copies of Standards and Practice 3rs Ed or the IDSc Teaching and Training Manual, please send a cheque made payable to ‘IDSc’ to IDSc c/o Fitwise Management Ltd, Blackburn House, Redhouse Road, Seafield, Bathgate, West Lothian, EH47 7AQ

    £90 + £5.80 P&P

  • Medical Device Decontamination Journal

    Medical Device Decontamination is the official journal of the Institute of Decontamination Sciences. It is the UK’s leading publication in medical device decontamination.

    An annual subscription will provide you with all the latest news, views and articles.

    The journal is essential reading for anyone who works within the decontamination field e.g. Sterile Services, Primary Care Decontamination, Endoscopy or Infection Control.

    Want to find out more?

     Read the editorial for the latest copy of the journal

    £Subscription Rates:
    UK: £26 (inc P&P) for 12 months (4 issues)
    World: £36 (inc P&P) for 12 months (4 issues)

  • CFPP Update from IDSc National Chairman

    A copy of the article from Medical Device Decontamination incorporating the IDSc Journal November 2012 - January 2013.

    Click here to download the document

    £0.00

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Scotland

Chairman

Louise Redpath

Secretary

Phyllis Watt

Wales & West

Chairman

Helen Campbell

Secretary

Darren Carter

Treasurer

Robert Warburton

Training Officer

Helen Campbell

Northern Ireland

Chairman

Aisling Bonner

Secretary

Iris Piggott

North West

Chairman

Aisling Bonner

Secretary

Iris Piggott

Yorksire & Trent

Chairman

Melanie Davis

Secretary

Clare Cressey

Treasurer

Sue Horbury

Training Officer

Angela Fairbank

West Midlands

Chairman

Alan Clark

Secretary

Sharon Fox

Treasurer

Debbie Baker

East Anglia

Chairman

John Doe

Secretary

John Doe

Treasurer

John Doe

Training Officer

John Doe

West

Chairman

John Doe

Secretary

John Doe

Treasurer

John Doe

Training Officer

John Doe

Central & Southern

Chairman

David Staley

Secretary

Melissa Merry

Treasurer

Simon Lambert

Training Officer

Andrea Wadey

The IDSc embraces the challenges faced in helping to reduce the risks of infection and is committed in ensuring the provision of competent staff that can meet the technical and operational challenges of medical device decontamination.

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