Anaesthetics and Theatres team in Clinical Engineering, led by Gary Rockley, is responsible for the management of medical devices in a variety of departments within Derriford Hospital such as operating theatres, dental, ophalmics, X-Ray, MRI,endoscopy, ultrasound, pain services and all surgical wards. The team also offers service support to dental schools and veterinary surgeries in the surrounding area and further afield.
The experienced team are responsible for a wide variety of equipment that includes operating tables and microscopes, diathermy, anaesthetic machines, lasers, multi parameter patient monitors, endoscopic examination systems, dental couches and drills.
Conveniently situated alongside the main operating theatre suite in Derriford Hospital this allows them to respond rapidly to calls for support. Servicing and breakdown maintenance is undertaken in the workshop or on-site e.g. the operating theatre.