Central sterile services department (CSSD)

Hospital Department

Contact Info

The Shai-Osudoku District Hospital is located at the Shai-Osudoku District at Dodowa in the Greater Accra region in Ghana. Get in touch with any of our department on the address below:

Call (+233) 245-664-221 | Email contact@sodhospital.org

Department's Services

The central sterile services department (CSSD), also called sterile processing department (SPD), sterile processing, central supply department (CSD), or central supply, is an integrated place in hospitals and other health care facilities that performs sterilization and other actions on medical devices, equipment and consumables; for subsequent use by health workers in the operating theatre of the hospital and also for other aseptic procedures, e.g. catheterization, wound stitching and bandaging in a medical, surgical, maternity or paediatric ward.

Core Duties

  1. Washing of instruments
  2. Disinfection
  3. Sorting of instruments into sets
  4. Folding and rapping of gowns from laundry
  5. Cutting of Cotton gauze into pieces and packaged for sterilization
  6. Cutting and packaging of Dental gauze

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