Safer Sharps Series

SMTL have performed a review of the literature covering different elements of the Safer Sharps issues.  Some of these documents are available for download below or are linked to elsewhere on medidex.

Nursing Standard Series

Dr Joanna Ford and Pete Phillips have also had three safer sharps evaluation papers published in the Nursing Standard:

The papers cover the user evaluations of a range of medical devices designed to prevent needle-stick injury by Welsh NHS staff.

Other useful documents

The Health & Safety Executive have published their long-awaited systematic review into the efficacy of safer sharps devices: