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

3 EPOC 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

 

Gemma Gowland

Point of Care Testing Co-Ordinator

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

 

 

From: ACB Point-of-Care Testing [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Sharon Roberts
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Subject: Point of Care Structure

 

Hiya

 

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

 

Sharon Roberts

Point of Care Testing Lead

St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

 

Tel 0151 290 4317

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