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Sterile Services Department

Musgrove Park Hospital is a district general hospital with an onsite purpose built Sterile Services Department (SSD) which is fully regulation compliant.

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SSD is situated within Taunton in Somerset and provides sterilisation across multiple healthcare specialties. It is closely situated to Junction 25 of the M5 which enables quick transit throughout the region. The decontamination and sterilisation process is managed by experienced and professional staff, who also provide high standards of training to colleagues.

The SSD has four washer/disinfectors for instrumentation and sets with the addition of one flexible endoscope washer.

The sterilisation area has four steam sterilizers. The service is equipped with top-of-the-line software that offers total traceability of instruments and endoscopes through the SSD process. The packing area has eight work stations and has staff experienced in packing with containers and paper wraps.

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The SSD at Musgrove Park Hospital prides itself on it high quality service and is compliant with Medical Device Directive 93/42/EEC, ISO 13485:2003 and EN ISO 13485:2012.

Quality standards are very important to us at Musgrove and adherence is stringently monitored.

To discuss in greater detail how we may be able to provide sterillisation services for you, or for a unique quote please contact Alex Burn on ssd@tst.nhs.uk, 01823 342645 or alternatively 07827 881617.
This is a not-for-profit service, and all money generated goes back to the hospital to provide excellent care for patients.
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