Work-based degrees: driving improvement
We deliver a range of courses related to the safety, servicing and testing of a range of biomedical electrical equipment including; electro-cardiovascular, ventilation, anaesthesia and dental.
The MHRA Managing Medical Devices (April 2014) now replaces DB 2006 (05) Managing Medical Devices.
We also conform to Guidance for healthcare and social services organisations, November 2006 DB 2005 (03.) Guidance on the safe and effective use of batteries and chargers for medical devices, October 2005.
|Biomedical equipment maintenance practice||EMBC||10 days|
|Servicing cardiovascular equipment||SCE||3 days|
|Servicing anaesthesia & ventilation equipment||SVAE||5 days|
|Safety testing of electrical medical equipment (IEC 60601 + 62353)||EMME||1 day|
Eastwood Park, Falfield, was formerly the NHS national training centre for healthcare engineering and now, as an independent company, we are the leading provider of technical healthcare engineering training in the UK.
As a City & Guilds Approved & Accredited Centre, we deliver accredited training that meets City & Guilds quality assurance criteria.
Organisations wishing to deliver BTEC programmes must first gain centre approval from Pearson. Eastwood Park has approval to deliver and assess a range of BTEC programmes at all levels.
Medical Equipment trainers
Dr Kenneth Pereira has made a significant contribution in the field of biomedical equipment education and training for the last 30 years and plays a significant role in the development of Eastwood Park’s new foundation degree.
As an acclaimed lecturer he has been actively involved in teaching electronics and biomedical engineering for many years. He is a published author of papers for several conferences on education, training and curriculum development.
Scott has joined Eastwood Park’s medical equipment training team with over 25 years’ in the clinical engineering sector. A registered clinical scientist with the Health Care Professions Council, he has a PhD in risk management and a background in engineering and science. He is currently, Capital Investment Manager with Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust and Lead Consultant for Health Tech Solutions Ltd.
A Chartered engineer and Chartered scientist he has extensive experience of risk management, assurance, governance and project management. As an IPEM committee member including Council, EGB (Engineering Group Board) and CESIG (Clinical Engineering Special Interest Group), author and editor to Report 97, as well as many significant publications he brings a new dimension to our training.