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Central Sterile Supply


Quality is the watchword

Central Sterile Supply Department (CSSD) at Breach Candy Hospital Trust embraces Hospital quality policy both in letter and spirit. We have standard policies and procedures in place based on international benchmarks to optimize departmental performance and services.

It’s major responsibilities include processing and sterilization of surgical instruments,Trays and Sets, Dressing Material, Rubber Goods etc. by means of state-of-the–art equipment such as Washer Disinfector, Ultrasonic cleaner, Dry heat Sterilizer, EO Sterilizer & Pre-Vacuum Sterilizers. Our staff ensures that these devices are properly handled, processed, stored and calibrated to minimize the risk of contamination at the point of care.

Mechanical, chemical and biological Indicators are used for monitoring quality.

Quality control involves continuous supervision of personnel performance work practices and verification of adherence to established policies and procedures.

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Division of CSSD Areas

CSSD department follows unidirectional flow concept at BCHT i.e. Decontamination area, Assembly / Process Area,Sterilizer / Machine Room & Sterile Storage.

CSSD receives, processes, packs, sterilizes, stores, distributes and controls supplies of sterile materials to all the departments including wards, OPD and OT.


Trained and committed staff

To support infection control within the hospital, the CSSD staff members particularly technicians who are science Graduate with 3-25 years of experience are highly skilled, well-trained and committed to follow scientific protocols to ensure safety, protection and welfare of patients, co-workers, caregivers and the community at large.


Responsible customer service

The CSSD staff is highly quality conscious and understands that ultimately patient satisfaction is also a part of their responsibility. They are trained to satisfy the internal customer viz; operating surgeons and surgical staff, physicians, diagnostic service personnel, delivery staff and last but not the least the patients.