Sterile Services Departments and Endoscope Reprocessing Teams are central to ensuring that reusable surgical equipment is rigorously cleaned and sterilised to exacting standards. In a time when multi-drug resistant bacteria are making the headlines, patient numbers are increasing and tougher new cleanliness regulations are being introduced, the work of these teams has never been more important. There is no room for error when preparing surgical equipment and downtime in these departments has costly consequences, including operation cancellations. This is where Envirogen’s EndoTherm water purification systems for NHS and private hospitals come in.
To run at high standards and maximum efficiency, all sterilisation and disinfection equipment relies on a supply of clean, pure water, free from particles, bacteria and dissolved contaminants. Envirogen provides reliable reverse osmosis water treatment (RO) for decontamination, supplying all makes and models of endoscope washers, washer-disinfectors, and sterilisers to ensure optimal cleaning reliability and reduced downtime.
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EndoTherm RO Systems: Reliability you can trust
Envirogen provide purification systems for NHS and private hospitals across the UK. We work with the biggest decontamination equipment manufacturers across the world, delivering some of the best purification and dispense rates in the business.
- Endoscope Washer Disinfectors (EWD)
Accessing a whole range of water purification equipment and technologies, including:
- Reverse osmosis water treatment
- Ultrafiltration (UF)
- Ultraviolet sterilisation (UV)
- Ion exchange systems
- Particulate filtration
- Range of support services to protect your water treatment and water filtration systems
From small pre-designed systems for the endoscope reprocessing room to large scale systems for the Sterile
Services Department, we design and install the perfect solution.
EndoTherm water purification: A model to suit every decontamination process
We supply a range of EndoTherm reverse osmosis systems to meet every demand. Whether you have one AER or multiple washers we can size an EndoTherm solution to meet your requirements:
Decontamination: Pure water supply for endoscope washer disinfectors (EWD)
Endoscopes are expensive and delicate reusable medical devices, but their frequent use and invasive function mean that they must be cleaned quickly and thoroughly with the use of an EWD. These advanced machines clean endoscopes to extremely high standards. Without the benefit of high sterilising temperatures, a supply of high-quality purified water is crucial to the performance of these machines. Only the purest water can ensure that endoscopes are thoroughly disinfected preventing cross-contamination.
Our EndoTherm water purification systems supply purified water for EWDs. They are recommended by many manufacturers due to the high-water quality achieved meeting all current standards, including HTM01-06, ISO15883 and AS/NZ 4187. The Envirogen EndoTherm Mini, EndoTherm Duo, and EndoTherm Modular can provide the perfect solution for your EWD facility.
Decontamination: Pure water solutions for sterile services departments (SSD)
We know that SSDs are busy production lines, processing hundreds of sets of surgical equipment a day, with the precision and attention to detail required when there is no room for error.
Whether you have a single washer in a satellite location or a centralised department with multiple washer-disinfectors and sterilisers, you need a high quality, pure source of water to ensure compliant results.
EndoTherm Duo for smaller SSD departments
The EndoTherm Duo is the perfect partner for smaller sterile services departments for supplying single or multiple washer-disinfectors and sterilisers. The EndoTherm SSD system is a complete, standalone, water purification system delivering reverse osmosis (RO), ultraviolet treatment and ultrafiltration processes to remove ions, solid particles and dissolved molecules, bacteria and endotoxins.
The resulting pure water is supplied at an elevated temperature of typically between 60-70°C, reducing process times within washer-disinfectors.
The EndoTherm Duo range is available in a variety of sizes and offers duplex RO options for continuous supply even during maintenance. And of course, all systems are fully compliant with the latest guidelines, including HTM01-06, HTM01-01, ISO15883, EN285 and AS/NZ 4187.
EndoTherm Mini – our small footprint model, simplex system, with a single RO stream for supply to single or multiple washers – various outputs are available.
EndoTherm Duo – with a duplex RO system – one stream can be fully functional during ongoing maintenance and servicing, providing uninterrupted supply – various outputs, models and options are available (picture shown includes a duplex water softener, break tank and pump set).
EndoTherm Modular – reliable, duplex reverse osmosis plant for large, centralised endoscopy and sterile services departments.
EndoTherm Modular for larger SSD departments
As hospitals move to more centralised facilities, consolidating their resources and saving money, SSD requirements change. Larger departments require more bespoke solutions, delivering a reliable source of pure water, when it’s needed, with no interruption to supply.
The EndoTherm Modular is a range of duplex RO systems designed to meet the water quality standards of HTM01-06, HTM01-01, ISO15883 and AS/NZ 4187. This modular and upgradeable range can be set to operate at ambient or elevated temperatures (user adjustable) with automatic thermal sanitisation taking place out of hours.
A combination of reverse osmosis, ultra-violet disinfection, sub-micron filtration and constant recirculation all work together to maintain maximum water quality at a range of dispense rates matched to single or multiple decontamination equipment needs. Each system is based on four prefabricated modules for fast installation and optimum use of available space.
Our expert team of engineers take the time to understand your requirements and challenges on site and then design the solution to match. Our dedicated project managers ensure that each project runs to schedule with no impact to your day-to-day operation. We’ll even loan temporary process equipment whilst the work is underway to ensure that there is no effect on your capability whilst installation takes place.
PureCare service contract options are available as well as access to our remote diagnostics monitoring programs.
PureCare Priority Response and support services
Breakdowns and disruption in supply can have costly implications, resulting in cancelled operations, temporary ward closures and bad publicity. That’s why we offer comprehensive service plans, suited to your needs, to ensure your systems continue to work in excellent order.
Designed specifically with healthcare in mind, our PureCare Response package offers:
- Planned service and maintenance on all water treatment and process machinery
- Onsite breakdown response guaranteed within 24 hours
- Emergency telephone support 24/7
We also offer a range of more comprehensive water treatment plant maintenance support services, including all repairs and callout charges.
PureCare Remote View
Introducing PureCare RemoteView, our advanced remote monitoring and management system designed to empower you with complete control over your water treatment plant. Gain immediate access to real-time feedback on operating parameters and proactively avert unexpected disruptions by monitoring crucial thresholds. Harness the power of production output and performance data analysis to optimize efficiency, supplemented by invaluable guidance from our expert Service team. With PureCare RemoteView, take charge of your reverse osmosis plant like never before.
PureCare RemoteView is secure, resilient, and created with the highest level of end-to-end cybersecurity in line with international security standards; plus industry 4.0 guidelines to ensure that your operation is fully resilient.
Water Sampling – UKAS accredited laboratories
Envirogen work with several independent UKAS accredited laboratories throughout the UK to perform the annual HTM01-06 and HTM01-01 water tests. This forms part of our service and maintenance contracts (PureCare Priority Response) for healthcare markets.
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Speak to our team of experts to discover more about our water purification solutions for healthcare providers. We conduct free assessments to identify how you can improve your water treatment systems for your decontamination process