The Trust

Hospital Sterilisation and Decontamination Department (HSDU)

HSDU is part of the Acute Business Group and we provide an accredited medical device decontamination service to East Cheshire NHS Trust. HSDU is accredited to EU Medical Device Directive 93/42/EEC, Article 12 Annex V, BS EN 13485:2012 & BS EN 9001:2008.

Our departmental objectives

We aim to provide an efficient and cost effective decontamination service fully compliant with the medical device re-processing regulatory requirements

Our services

Our primary function is the decontamination, inspection and sterilisation of re-useable medical devices for use by the hospital theatres, wards, clinics and various community based clinics. HSDU also provides a sterile consumables distribution service to departments across the Macclesfield District General Hospital site.

Our team

Name Title
Mike Lawton HSDU Manager
Sue Woodward HSDU Supervisor
Steve Berry

HSDU Supervisor

Team of 13 technicians  

Opening hours

Monday - Friday 7.00am to 8.00pm

Saturday - Sunday 9.00am - 1.00pm

How to find us

HSDU can be found on the first floor of Macclesfield District General Hospital on the corrdior to Treetops Restaurant.

How to contact us

Contact the HSDU Department by telephone on 01625 661922.

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