Medical devices Swissmedic Hospital Inspections 2021/2022

Annual report


Swissmedic monitors in hospitals in accordance with its legally defined mandate the reprocessing, maintenance and vigilance of medical devices. The 2021 / 2022 annual report of Swissmedic hospital inspections shows the selection of hospitals, the number of deviations observed and the key deficiencies in the inspected areas.

The findings obtained from the hospital inspections show that there is considerable need for improvement and investment in Swiss hospitals in the areas of technical quality management, basic and further training of the reprocessing personnel and the infrastructure of the reprocessing departments.