EME is ISO9001 2008 registered
To ensure the efficient running of any facility, it is important that robust management systems are in place, which are responsive to changing clinical needs and the requirements of the customer.
The National Health Service Litigation Authority (NHSLA) places great emphasis on organizations being able to demonstrate it has systems in place to manage the risks associated with the maintenance of medical devices and equipment.
To that end EME:
- Can enable you to meet the core requirements as laid out in Care Quality Commission "Provider Compliance Assessments" Outcome 11 (regulation16); Safety, availability and suitability of equipment.
- Maintain an inventory of equipment including its history.
- Perform incoming inspection, installation, repair, preventive and corrective maintenance, and special request service on medical equipment owned, and/or used within the hospital, community and other private external facilities.
- Review equipment purchase/service contracts and make recommendations.
- Review requests for equipment where appropriate.
- Participate in Health and Safety reviews and carry out Risk Assessments.
- Report Adverse Incidents to the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) and conduct investigations into the same.
- Receive and take action as necessary on hazard warnings and safety alerts as well as equipment recalls.
In order to achieve this high level of quality, EME gained accreditation to ISO9002 in 1997. This was successfully retained until January 2001 when the transition was made to the new standard ISO9001 2000. Our accreditation is subject to annual audit by SGS.