Reference 2017-378

REF:            2017-378

Subject:        Hydrogen peroxide vaporising

    

 

Request:

For each of your hospitals separately, please could you provide me with:

  1. How many bed days were lost in financial year 2016/17 whilst undertaking effective decontamination (Hydrogen Peroxide vaporising/fogging/UV)
  2. A) following discharge/transfer of patient/s with known/suspected infections e.g. Cdiff/ Multi drug infections (i.e proactive)
  3. B) Following an outbreak of infection
  4. A. Make and number of hydrogen peroxide vaporising fogging machines currently in use
  5. Make and number of ultraviolet machines currently in use
  6. Make and number of “other” (please state) types of decontamination machines currently in use

3 Is decontamination undertaken internally or through a managed service? If a managed service, please state which company.

  1. If applicable, please specify the length of down time post room decontamination following hydrogen peroxide vaporising fogging for:
  2. single side rooms
  3. 4 bedded rooms.

 

 

Response:

1. How many bed days were lost in financial year 2016/17 whilst undertaking effective decontamination (Hydrogen Peroxide vaporising/fogging/UV) NONE, each fogging take approx. 4hrs.
A) following discharge/transfer of patient/s with known/suspected infections e.g. Cdiff/ Multi drug infections (i.e proactive) N/A
B) Following an outbreak of infection N/A
2. A. Make and number of hydrogen peroxide vaporising fogging machines currently in use Four (4) Glos Air 400
B. Make and number of ultraviolet machines currently in use None
C. Make and number of “other” (please state) types of decontamination machines currently in use None
3 Is decontamination undertaken internally or through a managed service? If a managed service, please state which company. Internal
4. If applicable, please specify the length of down time post room decontamination following hydrogen peroxide vaporising fogging for:

a. single side rooms

Approx. 4hrs
b. 4 bedded rooms. Varying in sizes between 6hrs – 8hrs.