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IDI - Irish Decontamination Institute

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About the Irish Decontamination Institute

Irish Decontamination Institute - History

The Irish Association of Sterile Services Managers was established in 1989 and changed its name to Irish Decontamination Institute in January 2011. Its aim is to ensure its members are up to date with developments in sterile services and to network this information to hospital sterile service departments throughout Ireland. It continues to fullfil this aim by spearheading a revolution in sterilization thought, the organizing of conferences and study days, and the dissemination of information in decontamination and sterilization. Currently, it has representation on the board of the World Forum for Hospital Sterile Supply (WFHSS) and the World Federation and was founding member of the EFHSS.

The IDI has been acknowledged nationally and internationally as a leading organization associated with decontamination and sterilization. Nationally, the IDI continues to promote education in decontamination and sterilization through its involvement with the Institute of Technology, Tallaght course set up in 2000. Internationally, in 2002 the IDI was given the honor of hosting the EFHSS Conference 2002 which was attended by over 300 delegates world wide, and proved to be a great success. Many local and international speakers are now world experts in decontamination and sterilization.

Irish Decontamination Institute - Meetings

  • Ordinary meetings are held at approximately two monthly intervals.
  • All ordinary meetings are held on Thursdays between 11.00am and 1.00pm usually in conjunction with an Educational Forum in the afternoon. These meetings are open to full members only. Associate members may attend the Forums and other prearranged meetings.
  • The dates for these meetings are decided in advance at each A.G.M.
  • The A.G.M. takes place in Jan/Feb and members are notified well in advance of date, time and venue.
  • Our conference is held every year. Dates and locations may change each year. There is an attendance fee for this event. Non-members may also attend.
  • A full study day, aimed at technician/operative grade is held each year. There will be a nominal fee to cover expenses. Associate members and non-members may attend the study day.
  • There is a separate study day/s for Managers held annually. Only members in supervisory/management positions may attend. An attendance fee will apply.

Irish Decontamination Institute - _Constitution

The following document contains the constitution of the IDI:

Irish Decontamination Institute - Guidelines

The following document provides general IDI guidelines for membership applications, IDI meetings, funding for educational purposes:

Irish Decontamination Institute - Funding

The following document outlines the criteria for seeking funding from the IDI and explains who is eligible for funding:

Please use the following form to apply for funding by the IDI if you are eligible for funding (see above):

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