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Vacancies for two Validation Engineers

Fri, 13/03/2020
AVM Services is looking for two new team members to fill the Validation Engineer roles. We are looking for Band 6 Endoscopy and/or CSSD Service & HTM Qualified Validation Engineers. Knowledge on all types of decontamination equipment and all major manufacturers would be advantageous. If you are interested in the position, please send your CV to Stephen McIntyre (stephen.mcIntyre@avm-adden...
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AVM Services can help with Jag Audits

Wed, 26/02/2020
JAG - Joint Advisory Group (on GI Endoscopy) accreditation provides your department with independent and impartial recognition in terms of service quality and consistency for endoscopy services. JAG accreditation provides your department with independent recognition of service quality and consistency which in turn gives your patients confidence in the endoscopy service you provide.  AE (Decon...
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Merry Christmas from AVM Services

Thu, 19/12/2019
It’s fast approaching the end of 2019 and we would like to take this opportunity to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from AVM Services. We will be open for all of the Winter period except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day so definitely contact us if you are interested in learning more about us, the services and training that we provide and how we can...
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NHS Essential Services Open Day

Tue, 29/10/2019
Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) are holding an open day event to promote careers in Addenbrookes Hospital. The event will be taking place on Saturday 30th November 2019 and AVM Services is participating. The event will include tours of the hospital (including areas of the Trust that members of the public rarely get to see), hands-on demonstrations, interactive displays and CUH staff on hand r...
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Successful Healthcare Estates Exhibition

Fri, 25/10/2019
Thank you to everyone that visited us at the 2019 Healthcare Estates Exhibition at Manchester Central. AVM Services were on stand B4 and as well as getting an opportunity to catch up with clients, we were able to take our combined decontamination services message to a new audience. AVM Services Flyers During the exhibition, we handed out hundreds of our flyers, designed to showcase the breadt...
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Healthcare Estates Exhibition 08/10/2019

Wed, 02/10/2019
Next week on the 8th and 9th of October, AVM will be attending the 2019 Healthcare Estates Exhibition at Manchester Central. We’re looking forward to showcasing our decontamination services to healthcare estates professionals and hope to catch up with our clients – old and new. If you haven’t decided whether to attend yet, it is worth spending a few minutes visiting the Exhibitio...
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AVM – We Don’t Just Do Training!

Thu, 26/09/2019
AVM are well known for our decontamination training and we will be unveiling our new interactive, online training modules at the 2019 Healthcare Estates Exhibition. However, we are keen to make our partners aware of the other key services that AVM provide. This year, this event is focussed on the themes of: Fund Design Build Manage & Maintain AVM services are dedicated to spreading the word ...
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Online Interactive Decontamination Training

Thu, 19/09/2019
AVM will be showcasing its third mode of training provision at the Healthcare Estates Exhibition (8th – 9th October 2019). Training is currently provided either on-site at client decontamination units or from AVM’s training facility in Leeds. AVM is now developing interactive training modules to enable decontamination fundamentals to be shared, used and certified online to a wider audi...
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AVM at the Healthcare Estates Exhibition

Thu, 12/09/2019
AVM is pleased to be attending the 2019 Healthcare Estates Exhibition at Manchester Central, between October 8th and 9th. We will be joining over 240 other exhibitors and several thousand visitors at one of the most important annual events for healthcare estates professionals. If you haven’t decided whether to attend yet, it is worth spending a few minutes visiting the Exhibition Information...
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Authorised Person (Decon) Placements

Thu, 05/09/2019
AVM Services have now worked with a number of NHS partners to provide embedded Authorising Person (Decontamination) placements. Our mission is to work with Decontamination Units throughout the NHS and other organisations to ensure compliance and transition to a self-supporting system. Our AP(D) placements can call on the entire AVM team, including Authorising Engineers (Decon) for a wide range of ...
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Authorising Engineers - Friend or Foe?

Fri, 16/08/2019
There was a very interesting article in the Health Estates Journal (HEJ) from May 2019 that summarised a presentation made by Philip Lonsdale, an Authorising Engineer, on the topic of AEs – Friend or Foe? Authorising Engineers AEs provide a number of services including annual audits, incident investigations, training, review of plans and procedures, attendance at enforcement meetings. AEs sh...
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One more Job before the Holiday?

Thu, 01/08/2019
Don't Wait for Autumn It's that time of year when summer is in full swing and holidays are on the horizon! Autumn and Winter are traditionally busy times for everyone in our decontamination training team so remember to book your training courses soon so that you can relax, knowing that you've booked in for a date that suits you. Our Authorised Person (Decontamination) training course is espec...
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