1. Is the current sterilisation unit for sterilisation of surgical instruments and implants used by the trust an in-house facility or do you currently pay a privately owned sterilisation unit to sterilise the trusts surgical equipment?
2. What is the cost to the trust for sterilisation per surgical tray?
3. Is this cost dependent on number of instruments per tray and what is the costing per banding for each quantity of instruments per tray?