We are stunned and deeply shocked.
A short time ago, or just now, we spoke with you. We exchanged ideas, thought and reflected about what further steps we would take in shaping our, YOUR, professional society. And your thoughts and words were of such paramount importance, so well considered, purposeful and creative.
Not long ago, or just now, we were laughing, fooling around or simply dreaming together with you, preferably on your red sofa.
Not long ago, or just now, you were a long-standing member of the DGSV e.V, always shaping its destiny. You worked for our concerns and our goals 24 hours a day and 7 days a week.
Your expertise, your competence, your insistence, your positive impatience and energy and your corrective actions are irreplaceable and everything that you and we created together over the years is now also an everlasting memory of you.
Now you are no longer here.
But the memory is a window through which we can see you whenever we wish.
You will remain with us forever.
Our deepest sympathy goes to your family and your partner.
On behalf of the DGSV e.V. board of directors and committees:
Klaus Wiese, Frank Deinet, Maik Roitsch, Adelheid Jones, Winfried Michels, Angelika Schlepp, Maria-Theresia Linner, Ulrike Zimmermann, Dirk Diedrich, Kathrin Mann, Rainer Stens
Anke Carter, Deputy Chair of the DGSV e.V., passed away unexpectedly on the evening of 24 January 2022.
Anke Carter was a member of the German Society of Sterile Supply (DGSV e.V.) since 13 January 1997. From 1998 to 2008 she was a member of the board of directors and from 2002 to 2008 chair of the DGSV e.V. From 2013 she was once again a member of the board.
She was head of the Education Committee since October 2012. Early on, she also shared responsibility for the Quality Task Group specialist committee. In addition, Anke Carter participated in many working groups and guideline groups for the DGSV e.V. She has been instrumental in helping many people achieve qualifications, and in motivating them to take part in several specialist training courses, in the field of medical device reprocessing. Anke Carter was 60 years old.