Aurora House and the importance of good neighbours

We moved. From the 1st September we are in Aurora House on the University of Highlands and Islands campus in Inverness. Why should you care? Because we noticed a few lessons during that move that, we believe, apply to most start-ups, and especially to those product focused and with technical and engineering niche. Good neighbours matter. Not only because it …

Extrospective approach to decontamination – the need for the external perspective

For some time now I have been thinking about the shape of the decontamination process. Almost everyone is now familiar with the famous multicolour diagram depicting the concept of surgical equipment reprocessing. That’s good news. However, at the same time, I am starting to think that we are too familiar with it. We take it for granted to the level …

A couple of thoughts on the Edinburgh Test Soil

This post is an elaborated version of my recent Linked In comment in the group HTM2030 and EN ISO 15883 Washer Disinfectors I have been involved in countless tests of Cleaning Efficacy as every time a new WD is developed an optimum cycle must be determined. Edinburgh test soil is one of the “human fluids” resembling substance we have used …