Services

Independent advice

Through its network of experienced managers, the Society is able to offer sound practical advice on the many aspects of linen service management.

Training

The Society actively promotes training and regularly contributes by facilitating one day seminars, two or three day training courses and an annual technical conference, supported by a trade exhibition.

Benchmarking

We hold a database of information relating to costs, utility usages and performance criteria which we are prepared to share with any bona fide user on an exchange basis. Invaluable for attaining best practice.

Monitoring of services

Whether your linen provider is in-house or an external contractor the service needs monitoring. We have valuable information on auditing techniques. Have you considered an external audit?

Losses

Statistical information is held based upon actual losses by Trust, by volume and by items. Reasons for `unexplained´ losses. Again this information is available on an exchange basis.

Policies

We have an extensive collection of policies relating to Healthcare laundering and the delivery of a comprehensive linen service.

Linen distribution systems

Advice on the most cost effective linen distribution systems including usage per bed and by item. A must for anyone planning a new development.

Best practice

We have published several guides which will enable those responsible for the provision of linen services to compare and make savings, whilst meeting Nationally agreed standards

Contingency planning

Using our database of laundries and contacts, help is never more than a phone call away. If we do not have the information, we know a man who does

Operating theatre fabrics

The latest information on the processing & purchase of reusable fabrics. The pitfalls of single use products. New legislation / guidelines.