The reality of being an AE(D) ‘at the sharp end’

Graham Stanton IEng, FIHEEM, AE(D), who spent 43 years in the Welsh Health Service, 35 of which involved specialist sterilisation and decontamination work, describes some of his more challenging experiences as an AE(D) working in hospitals, and helping staff tackle a variety of decontamination-related associated issues, during a varied and interesting career. This article is based on a presentation he gave at a Central Sterilising Club seminar in Birmingham late last year.

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