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Decontamination and infection control

Guidance on decontamination and infection control, including surgical instruments, dental equipment, endoscopes and benchtop steam sterilizers.

This guidance from the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) is for anyone responsible for the sterilization of equipment or infection control.

All staff involved in these areas should be trained to ensure that standards are met.

MHRA advice

Guidance documents from MHRA.

Department of Health (DH) advice

Guidance published by the Department of Health (DH)

Published 18 December 2014