Colchester Hospital

Colchester Hospital

This district general hospital located in Colchester, UK is managed by East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust.
  • The Hospital

    • Public hospital with 3,000 employees
    • 662 beds and 15 operating rooms
    • CSSD with 35 employees (FTE) on 1,200 m2
    • Reprocessing of 50,000 trays (sterile units) per year
  • Challenge

    • To build a greenfield off-site CSSD
    • To build design, construct and operate under the BREEAM environmental and energy assessment and standard
  • Solution

    • Improved efficiency through innovative washer and sterilizer design providing significant energy and utility savings
    • Achieving efficient and economical operation and meeting BREEAM international standards
    • Ability to operate 24/7
  • Equipment (Installation April 2012)

    • 5 WD 290 single-chamber washer-disinfectors with semi-automation
    • 4 MST-H 9-6-12 HS1 steam sterilizers with horizontal sliding doors and automatic loading and unloading
    • 1 WD 750S large-scale washer-disinfector