One aspect of my job that has always motivated me is the cleaning of items that cannot be processed through an industrial washer, owing either to the delicate nature of these instruments or to the exposure of electrical components. Such instruments have to be manually scrubbed; this process is known as ‘handwash’.[…]
This personal reflective journal is an opportunity for me to record the knowledge I have gained over the last seven weeks. I currently work as a Technician in the Sterile Services Department (SSD) at Treliske Hospital, but I believe that expanding my knowledge base will give me the confidence to apply for positions of greater responsibility.