CC48 Standard operating procedure for changing balloon water of a balloon-retained gastrostomy tube / low profile device


Category
Physical Health Services (Policies)
Code
CC48
Issue No
Issue 1

Target Audience

All community staff

Purpose

To advise health care professionals in safely exchanging the sterile water of balloon retaining gastrostomy tubes.

Origin

Lead Executive
General Manager

Policy Author
Ruth Carter-Stephens, Community Nutrition Nurse
01244 36 6581 or 36 5736


Policy dates & history

Implementation Date

26 May 2017

Review Date

31 May 2018

Approval Meeting

West Locality Governance and Risk Meeting

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