CFPP 01-01 Guidance

CFPP 01-01 provides guidance on the management and decontamination of surgical instruments within the acute healthcare sector. This includes the testing and validation of ultrasonic cleaners, washer disinfectors and steam sterilisers.

Document CFPP 01-01
Full Title Choice Framework for local Policy and Procedures 01-01: Management and decontamination of surgical instruments (medical devices) used in acute care.
Applies England
Sector Acute Healthcare
Covers Ultrasonic Cleaners, Washer Disinfectors and Steam Sterilisers used in acute healthcare.
Status ALL PARTS ARCHIVED
 

About CFPP 01-01

CFPP 01-01 is a five-part document that replaces the guidance for the Acute Healthcare Sector previously found in HTM 2010 and HTM 2030.

CFPP 01-01 provides not only updated guidance but also the means to formulate a framework for the creation of local policies and procedures.

Part A: The formulation of local policy and choices (2013 Edition)

This document provides the means to develop local, risk-assessed operational structure through the creation of policy and management approach.

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Part B: Common elements (2013 Edition)

This document provides information regarding common elements to processing reusable surgical instruments. Topics such as test equipment, machine design and purchase recommendations are covered, as well as common elements within validation and verification.

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Part C: Steam sterilisation (2013 Edition)

This document provides specific guidance on steam sterilisation, periodic testing and methods of test.

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Part D: Washer-Disinfectors (2013 Edition)

This document provides specific guidance on washer-disinfectors, periodic testing and methods of test.

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Part E: Alternatives to steam for the sterilisation of reusable medical devices (2013 Edition)

This document provides specific guidance on non-steam, low temperature sterilisation processes.

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