This department take care of the management of hospital’s linen ensuring adequate cleaning of the linen for better hygienic hospital environment. Soiled linen is collected from various departments by the housekeeping staff, and other linen are washed and supplied by the laundry staff.
The linen consists of
- Bed linen
- Body linen
- Operation theatre linen
- Staff linen
- Department/service linen
- All linen contaminated is disinfected in 1% Sodium hypo-chlorite solution in the laundry before washing.
- Linen soiled with blood and other body fluids are collected and treated separately for removal of the stain and are then washed in the machines.
- All hospital linen is washed in electric heated washing machine.