IDSC

Publications

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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

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