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20 Mar 2019

San Sterile Processing Manager Roel Castillo discusses infection control on radio 2GB

It’s probably not a part of the Hospital that most people going in for an operation think about, but it is absolutely critical to whether you get the surgery you need, and if you recover well….

It’s the critical process of Sterile processing of the non-disposable instruments used in surgeries.

So whether its orthopaedics like hips and knees, an operation for a tumour removal etc all the instruments used will have gone through an incredibly thorough, highly regulated and audited cleaning and sterilisation process.

Processing over 2.9 million items every year at the Sydney Adventist Hospital, and with a medical science degree and multiple accredited qualifications, Manager Roel Castillo calls it the science of cleaning.

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