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Medical Devices Policy

This Policy has been prepared and developed in order to consolidate good practice methods and to reduce risk when prescribing, procuring, checking, using, testing, maintaining, borrowing and loaning, decontaminating and disposing of medical devices and equipment. The overall aim of the Policy is to ensure that whenever a medical device is used it is:-

  • Suitable for its intended purpose;
  • Properly understood by all users;
  • Maintained in a safe and reliable condition


Link to the full Policy:

Medical Devices Policy


Link to the Equalities Impact Analysis:

Medical Devices Policy EIA


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