Management and decontamination of flexible endoscopes (HTM 01-06)

Health Technical Memorandum (HTM) 01-06 offers guidance on the management and decontamination of flexible endoscopes.


The ‘Health Technical Memorandum 01-06: Decontamination of flexible endoscopes’ consists of 5 parts:

  • policy and management
  • design and installation
  • operational management
  • validation and verification (including storage / drying cabinets)
  • testing methods