NHS Orkney has recently extended its use of neQis independent monitoring solutions, adding continuous particle monitoring for the cleanroom of its central decontamination unit. Now all the department’s key parameters are continuously monitored using neQis solutions – independent product release, pressure, temperature, humidity, rinse water conductivity, RO system and, most recently, cleanroom particle counters. Independent monitoring solutions specialist, neQis, reports.
Gary Drever, the Central Decontamination Unit manager at NHS Orkney’s The Balfour Hospital in Forelands Road, Kirkwall, explains that while NHS Orkney was in the process of drawing up plans for its new hospital and healthcare facility, it came across neQis during a visit to Golden Jubilee Hospital, in Glasgow. He explained: “At the time, the independent monitoring system (IMS) installed on the washer-disinfectors and autoclaves at our old hospital was no longer being supported. We n