Point of Care Testing (POCT) “testing that is performed near or at the site of the patient with the result leading to possible change in the care of the patient”

 

  • Service & repairs – contact EME Services Helpdesk Ext: 33151
  • Advice and technical support – POCT coordinator mtw-tr.POCT@nhs.net 01892 635962

 

Training must be only given by trainers registered with the POCT team. If you wish to become a registered cascade trainer, please contact the POCT team

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To request a new or additional point of care testing device please complete the new POCT device application form

 

Blood Gas Anaylser: Gem 5000

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Training documents

Consumables

Order Gem 5000 packs and CVP from POCT department by completing this form 

Other General Consumables – order via Integra – see below

  • 00011018000 (Capillary Closing Cap (400 pieces)
  • 364391 Blood Gas Syringe Safety  3ml with 23g x 1 Eclipse Safety Needle Preset Luer Lock
  • 05.1147.020 Blood Gas Syringe Without Needle Manual Aspiration 2ml for Arterial Blood Gases no Needle Lithium Heparin
  • 4041E Blood Gas Syringe without Needle Line draw dry Heparin 1ml Luer Slip Syringe with Filter pro
  • 4042E Blood Gas Syringe without Needle Line draw dry Heparin 3ml Luer Lock Syringe with Filter pro
  • 4558PG Blood Gas Syringe Safety Pro Vent Dry Heparin 23.5 iu/ml 3ml Luer Lock Syringe 23g x 1.0   Needle pro edge safety device with filter pro heparin
  • 8208000 Blood Collection Support Product Capillaries Plastic 80 ul
  • 8215000 Blood Collection Support Product Capillaries Plastic 150 ul
  • R57024-00-SW Fetal Blood Sampling Kits

Coagulation meters

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CoaguChek XS Plus 

  • Presentation
  • User guide
  • User Training Record
  • User Competency Assessment
  • Consumables for CoaguChek XS Plus – Order from Integra
    • Roche Coaguchek XS PT test strips (2×24) Item ref 462531501
    • Roche Coaguchek XS Plus Controls (one pack) Item number 4696522190
    • Roche Accu-chek Safe-T-Pro Plus lancets (one box – 200 lancets) Item number 03603539150
  • QC booklets – obtain from POCT Team

Hemochron

 

Glucose and Ketone meter

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Training documents

Consumables – Obtain from Pharmacy

For training and access barcodes please contact mtw-tr.POCT@nhs.net

HbA1c (glycated haemoglobin analyser)

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Training documents – coming soon

  • Presentation
  • Training record
  • Competency assessment

User guide – coming soon

Consumables – Order from Integra

HIV test device

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Training documents – coming soon

  • Presentation
  • Training record
  • Competency assessment

User guide – coming soon

Consumables – order from Integra

Pregnancy testing device

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One Step Pregnancy Test Alert 10 June 2020

One Step Pregnancy Test Lot Number HH040919 ​has given negative results on ladies in early pregnancy who have then gone on to show positive when using the same urine sample on another Lot Number.

Clinical areas which use the One Step Pregnancy Test are urged to check the Lot Number in use (which can be found on the back of the foil packet) and follow the steps below:

  • If the product has a different Lot number – please continue use
  • If has the  Lot Number HH040919 discontinue use, and source an alternative loan supply from other clinical areas
  • If the patient is still on-site please carry out another test with an alternative Lot Number or send a blood sample to the main laboratory for testing
  • Package up any of the affected Lot Number for collection and contact the POCT team on mtw-tr.poct@nhs.net for further advice
  • All new local deliveries should be checked and rejected if it is from Lot Number HH040919

 

Training documents – coming soon

  • Presentation
  • Training record
  • Competency assessment

User guide – coming soon

Consumables – order from Integra

Partosure (Pre term delivery)

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Training documents – coming soon

  • Presentation
  • Training record
  • Competency assessment

User guide – coming soon

Consumables –

Total Haemoglobin (tHb) meter

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Training documents – coming soon

  • Presentation
  • Training record
  • Competency assessment

User guide – coming soon

Consumables – order from Integra

Urine dipstick reader

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Training documents

User guide

Consumables

  • Dipsticks – order from Pharmacy
  • Clinitek paper roles – Graphic Controls CODE 5773 – order from Integra
  • Sporicidal Wipes  PDI Ltd VJT228 – order from Integra

 

Rapid Covid Testing

If PAS is unavailable, please use the Downtime request form