Medical Equipment Team

Medical Equipment Library

The Medical Equipment Library holds the stock of Air Mattresses, Infusion Pumps, Syringe Pumps and Syringe Drivers, Nebulisers and bariatric equipment for all of HDFT.  This equipment is ordered for patients, delivered, then collected and stored when finished with by the team.  The team make sure all the equipment is thoroughly cleaned and serviced regularly.

The Medical Equipment Library also provide additional services externally, such as syringe driver consumables to local nursing homes.

The Medical Devices Safety Officer plays a pivotal role in the team and is responsible for monitoring all incidents involving equipment and managing all medical device related safety alerts.  They also ensure relevant training is provided to all areas and assisting in selection of new medical devices for the HDFT.

 

Medical Devices Training

The Medical Devices Training team provide crucial training on infusion devices across HDFT for all clinical staff.  This service is also offered externally to nursing home staff for the use of syringe drivers. The team monitors all training on high-risk devices.

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Some of our achievements in figures

36

items a day are delivered and collected by the team

900

pieces of equipment are under the responsibility of the medical Equipment Library

14

air mattresses per day are stripped, cleaned and put back together in half an hour

Accreditations and Standards