How we can help

Whether hospitals are looking to support this crucial service during periods of refurbishment, to temporarily increase clinical capacity during peaks in demand or to help gain JAG accreditation, our new mobile endoscopy dual procedure suite designed in accordance with JAG guidelines could be the innovation that helps to answer the challenge. Vanguard endoscopy facilities have been widely used in the NHS; one Trust completed more than 8,000 procedures in a unit over three years. They offer HEPA-filtered environmental air and include inbuilt decontamination capability with a one-way endoscope flow.

With 2 procedure rooms working in tandem supported by 5 patient bays, and decontamination facilities for up to 9 flexible endoscopes per hour this unit can achieve +48 JAG points per day. Providing a spacious, climate-controlled work environment with natural light, designed and equipped in consultation with frontline staff. It can be installed in a matter of hours and becomes operational following a commissioning and validation period.

Vanguard mobile endoscopy dual procedure suite includes:

  • 2 procedure rooms
  • 5 bay recovery ward
  • Flexible endoscope reprocessing rooms
  • Dirty utility area
  • Pass-through thermally sanitised AERs
  • Thermally sanitised Reverse Osmosis plant
  • BS EN 16442 compliant endoscope drying cabinet
  • IP65-rated track and trace system
  • HEPA-filtered environmental air
  • Technical room
  • Admission and discharge areas
  • Scrub area
  • Reception
  • Waiting room
  • Consulting room
  • WC with wheelchair access
  • Staff welfare area
  • Changing room
  • Refreshment area
  • Utility areas

Considerations

Unit dimensions 16m length x 16m width x 3.3m height
Electrical supply 2 x 125 Amp, 3PN+E power supply
Water supply 2 x 22mm and 1 x 15mm tap connections at 3 bar pressure
Foul drainage 5 x 50mm flexible pipes and 1 x 45mm pipe
Telecommunications NTE5 (British Telecoms standard) telephone connection. Data cable network.
Other

Fire alarm cable zero-volt connections

On-board oxygen cylinder manifolds

On-board vacuum plant

Ward area has IPS electric sockets

1 x staff WC

1 x patient toilet with wheelchair access

The installation process takes 3-4 hours, followed by an agreedĀ commissioning period.