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Pure and Safe

Sterile services departments must ensure the consistent supply of sterilised tools and equipment throughout the hospital, and failure or delay can be distressing or dangerous. The critical nature of the work carried out by SSDs means that it is essential that standards are adhered to and, just as importantly, that the equipment used is correctly designed, manufactured and validated. Mark Bosley at Purite explains why purified water is a vital component in the decontamination process.