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WFHSS - World Forum for Hospital Sterile Supply

WFHSS - World Forum for Hospital Sterile Supply

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WFHSS - World Forum for Hospital Sterile Supply / CEN

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WFHSS and CEN - Introduction

After the dissolution of the European Society for Hospital Sterile Supply (ESH) many felt the need to maintain contact with European sister associations. This is the reason why the World Forum for Hospital Sterile Supply (WFHSS) was established. This is an informal group whose aim is to provide the following information through a website.

  1. Telling what's going on in each other societys like topics on congresses, educational programs etc.
  2. Giving information about current and new European legislation.
  3. Indicating interesting scientific articles and literature.
  4. Linking with international sites.
  5. A question and answer corner.
  6. Commercial information and links with commercial sites.

Every society that takes part has a page at their disposal.

The WFHSS website emerged from the EFHSS website which was created on 19 June 1999. The web address of the WFHSS website is http://www.wfhss.com.

The big advantage of the site is that now information is available to everyone.

As you see we want to keep our members informed about what's happening in the various TC (Technical Committess) and WG (Working Groups) of CEN (Comitée Européen De Normalisation - European Committee for Standardization).Their decisions have important implications on the daily activity in the CSSD (Central Sterile Supply Department).

That's why we ask you if your willing to cooperate. What we would like is that now and then you update the forum on the state of affairs in your Working Group or Technical Committee so we can spread this through our website and also the journal Central Service if you have no objection.

We find it important that everybody stays informed about what we can expect in the future in the workplace and also to bring Europe closer together by shortening the distance.

We hope that we can count on you. For more information you can .

Kind Regards
Wim Renders
WFHSS President
E-mail:

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CEN Organisation

The CEN National Members are the national standards bodies of the EU and EFTA countries. The CEN National Members supply European Standards as national standards and draft standards. You can find/contact the CEN National Members through the following web address:

The CEN Affiliates are the national standards bodies of Central and Eastern European countries which can in principle become members of the Union or EFTA, and which therefore can become full National Members of CEN. You can find/contact the CEN Affiliates through the following web address:


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EU Directives

1993/42/ECMedical Device Directive

[View Article] "EU moves to improve safety of medical devices"
2001/95/ECThe General Product Safety Directive (GPSD)
http://europa.eu.int/.../currentGPSD_en.htm

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CEN Standards

We only maintain a list of the CEN Standards and Directives with relevance to hospital sterile supply on the WFHSS Website. Please check out the CEN Website at http://www.cen.eu for information on how to obtain the standards. Information on the directives can be found on http://europa.eu.int.

Lists of standards with relevance to hospital sterile supply:


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