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Decontamination Training Courses Now Available

Tue, 02/06/2020
With lockdown measures now easing in most parts of the UK, AVM Services are resuming our decontamination training courses. Our courses will be provided in line with the relevant guidance on social distancing. It may be necessary to limit the number of candidates in order to achieve satisfactory social distancing. Safety First Space limitations mean that practical assessments may need to be limited...
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AVM Decontamination Training Courses Update

Tue, 26/05/2020
Whilst the Covid-19 lockdown exists, our normal training activities have been suspended in order to safeguard our clients and employees. Presently, scheduled training courses at the MMM Training Facility in Leeds and any on-site training have been postponed although this situation is under constant review. As and when lockdown measures are eased, we will evaluate government advice and alter our po...
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Vacancy for Experienced Validation Engineer

Tue, 12/05/2020
AVM Services a department operating commercially within the Capital, Estates & Facilities of Cambridge University Hospital Foundation Trust is offering an exciting opportunity for an experienced decontamination engineer to join our team of engineers   delivering validation services to NHS Trusts located in East Anglia, London and the South East. We are looking for at least 3 years&rs...
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Industry (Decontamination) Events of Note in 2019

Mon, 27/04/2020
Work goes on for many of the AVM Services staff despite the Covid-19 virus lockdown. We thought that now would be a good time to look back at some past events... IDSc Annual Conference Several of AVM's Authorising Engineers (Decon) attended last year's (2019) IDSc Annual Conference from the 2nd to 4th December. The itinery covered a range of interesting subjects including responsibilities, goveran...
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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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