Eastwood Park’s 2017-18 training dates now available
We deliver training related to the safety, servicing and performance verification of a range of biomedical electrical equipment including electro-cardiovascular, ventilation, anaesthesia and dental.
Through a blended learning approach, our courses combine formal classroom theory lectures with hands on practical experience in our medical equipment labs and fully functioning operating theatre and dental suite.
The MHRA Managing Medical Devices (April 2015) supersedes MHRA Managing Medical Devices (2014).
NB Servicing dental operating units – this course is based on the regulations and guidance for dental practices including HTM02-01: Medical gas pipeline systems, CfPP 01-01 Guidance on the management and decontamination of surgical instruments as well as new legislation relating to Ionising Radiation Regulations IRR17 and IR(ME)R18 which come into force in 2018.
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.
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.