Award-winning manufacturer of surgical instruments

Established supplier with over 25 years experience

Family run business based in the UK

NHS Suppliers of high quality precision instrumentation

Premier Repair & Refurbishment Service

Reprocessing of re-usable instruments

Life cycle of reusable surgical instruments

Following purchase, Surgical Holdings instruments should follow a strict life cycle, as follows:

Life cycle of reusable surgical instruments

NHS Estate (2003)

Decontamination

“Decontamination is the combination of processes (including cleaning, disinfection and sterilization) used to render a reusable item safe for further use on patients and handling by staff. The effective decontamination of reusable surgical instruments is essential in minimising the risk of transmission of infectious agents”
(NHS estates 2003).

The importance of thorough decontamination and re-processing of instruments is highlighted above and Surgical Holdings advises that you download and follow their reprocessing instructions.

pdf iconDownload Surgical Holdings Reprocessing Guidelines

pdf iconDownload Surgical Holdings Reprocessing Guidelines V2 June 2012

pdf iconDownload Surgical Holdings Reprocessing Guidelines V3 December 2013

pdf iconDownload Surgical Holdings Reprocessing Guidelines V4 September 2014

pdf iconDownload Surgical Holdings Reprocessing Guidelines V5 December 2015

pdf iconDownload Surgical Holdings Reprocessing Guidelines V6 September 2016

pdf iconDownload Surgical Holdings Instruction list V7 April 2017

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