Operating Department Practice


Essentially an ODP is responsible for all surgical instruments, equipment and swabs during the operation.

They are the connection between surgeons and the rest of the hospital.

Often unheard of, they usually have working knowledge of aneasthesiology and post-operative care.

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ODP – Operating Department Practitioner

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