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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