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About Tim Sandle

Dr. Tim Sandle is a pharmaceutical microbiologist, science writer and journalist. This page contains a feature on books written by Tim Sandle, a list of his scientific publications and links to some of his more recent journalism. Tim Sandle is a chartered biologist and holds a first class honours degree in Applied Biology; a Masters degree in education; and has a doctorate from Keele University. Scientific career Dr. Tim Sandle is a chartered biologist and holds a first class honours degree in Applied Biology; a Masters degree in education; and has a doctorate from Keele University. Dr. Sandle has over twenty-five years experience of microbiological research, quality assurance, and biopharmaceutical processing. This includes experience of designing, validating and operating a range of microbiological tests including sterility testing, bacterial endotoxin testing, bioburden and microbial enumeration, environmental monitoring, particle counting and water testing. In addition,

Cleaning and disinfection: featured book

Tim Sandle's latest book is the 'Cleaning and Disinfection Handbook', aimed at both the pharmaceutical and healthcare sectors. The Cleaning and Disinfection handbook is aimed at those working within the pharmaceutical and healthcare sectors, as well as providing valuable information for students and for the general reader. The book provides comprehensive detail on different types of disinfectants and their modes of action; explains the problems of microbial destruction and resistance; introduces cleaning techniques and the latest safety regulations; expounds upon the application of cleaning within healthcare and pharmaceutical environments, noting current national and international standards. Assembled by expert practitioners, the book balances theoretical concepts with sound practical advice, and is likely to become the definitive text on keeping contamination in control within clean areas and controlled environments. 308 pages. To purchase the boo