Central Sterile Supply Department

  • The Central Sterile Supply Department (CSSD) is a specialised area responsible for the collection, decontamination, assembling, packing, sterilisation, storing and distribution of sterile goods and equipment to patient care areas.  Some of the service provided include:

    • sterilisation reprocessing service for the operating suites
    • sterilisation reprocessing service for external agencies
    • thermal decontamination for products not able to be sterilised.
    • coordination of instrument repairs for the operating suite.

    Staff members are supported to undertake qualifications in the area through a Certificate III in Sterilisation Services.