Decontamination of linen for health and social care
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The Health service Guidelines are now 10 years old but are still the only guidance available nationally, for healthcare staff and the laundry and its associated operations, on which to base guidance for the provision of adequate, safe and timely laundry services.
Yes but 10years without a published review. The guidance is at present under review by a working group headed up by NHS Estates.
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