Peter Davies RCT Dip RSA MIHEEM

Peter Davies

Peter trained as a Mechanical Engineer at the Royal Aircraft Establishment, MoD Aberporth, qualifying in 1988. Peter worked as a precision machinist, Camera, Optics and Instrument Technician, Inspector and Quality Professional, before becoming Manager of the Engineering Workshops in 2001. Peter’s responsibilities included management of manufacture and assembly of targetry and instrumentation in support of Trials of guided weapons systems for British and International Government agencies at various MoD Test, Evaluation and Research Establishments across the UK.

In 2003 Peter left the MoD to work at Werndale BMI Hospital, Carmarthen as Hospital Engineer and Estate Manager. As Head of Department, was responsible for all aspects of Engineering, medical devices, hospital services, plant rooms, hospital buildings and grounds.

In 2004 Peter worked at Withybush General Hospital, initially as a Rehabilitation Technician, and then as Decontamination Engineer within the EBME Department. As a Competent Person (Decontamination) for Hywel Dda University Health Board, Peter was responsible for maintenance and validation of Porous Load sterilizers, Laboratory Autoclaves, washer-disinfectors and Endoscope washers to National and European Standards. Peter also provided advice to Hywel Dda University Health Board on matters of legislation, testing and maintenance requirements of decontamination equipment in relation to WHTM 0101 and WHTM 0106.

In April 2016 Peter joined the Decontamination team at NWSSP-SES. As a Decontamination Engineer (Wales), Peter supports the Authorizing Engineer (Decontamination) in providing guidance and engineering technical advice to Welsh Government and Local Health Boards in Wales with regards to Decontamination equipment procurement, installation and validation.

Peter undertakes validation of Porous Load Sterilizers and Washer Disinfectors on behalf of NWSSP-SES for the Local Health Boards. Representing Welsh Government, Peter participates in technical audits of decontamination facilities across Wales, and assists with organizing and facilitating meetings for the All Wales Endoscopy Decontamination Working Group.

In 2007 Peter became a registrant on the Register of Clinical Technologists (the RCT), a register accredited by the Professional Standard Authority. Peter is a member of the Central Sterilizing Club (CSC), and a committee member of the Institute of Engineering Healthcare and Estates Management (IHEEM).