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Surgical Tools Fail Quality Checks

by Savitha C Muppala on  June 27, 2011 at 9:37 PM General Health News   - G J E 4
A recent investigation in the area of manufacture of surgical instruments has revealed that only one NHS Trust gets their equipment certified for quality by a technologist.
 Surgical Tools Fail Quality Checks
Surgical Tools Fail Quality Checks
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Out of 19 sample instruments sent from Sialkot in Pakistan, 12 did not make it in the quality tests at Barts and London NHS Trust.

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According to Lead technologist Tom Brophy, 20% of instruments from suppliers worldwide are not suitable . And alarmingly, the same suppliers provide items to more than 180 health trusts in UK, which is used unchecked.



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