Hi Sharon,

We have 0.5WTE POCT Consultant Lead, 1x POCT Co-ordinator and 1x POCT Support Worker. We cover a large geographical area with 3x general hospitals, 1x emergency care hospital, 8 x community hospitals and 2 x community sites. We manage the following devices:

12 BGAs
183 Glucose Meters
10 Hemocue Hb (1 x glucose)
14 Coagu-Cheks
1 Afinion AS100
6 Piccolo Chemistry Analysers
6 PocH 100-I FBC Analysers
1 Rapid FFN 10Q
15 Clinitek Status
5 Ketone Meters
RSV Testing in Children's A&E
Urinalysis an pregnancy testing on wards

Kind Regards,


Gemma Gowland
Point of Care Testing Co-Ordinator
Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

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I know this has been asked plenty of times. But can I ask what POCT structure everyone has. Can I also ask how many sites are covered by the team, the equipment repertoire and how many of each device.

Kind Regards


Sharon Roberts
Point of Care Testing Lead
St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Tel 0151 290 4317
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