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The team does not and cannot offer clinical advice. If you have any urgent medical enquiries we urge you to contact your GP, or NHS Direct at www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk or by calling 0845 4647. In an emergency call 999

Point of Care Testing

National Guidance documents for Point of Care Testing devices:

A Practical Guide to POCT  - NHS Improvement

Buyers' Guide to Point-of-Care Testing for Cholesterol Measurement - September 2009

Buyers' Guide to Point-of-Care Testing for HbA1c - June 2009

Buyer's Guide to Low Cost Non-Invasive Blood Pressure Monitors  - September 2008

Buyers Guide to Blood Glucose Systems - May 2008


Presentations and Local Examples

POCT South of Tyne and Wear Presentation 241012 4.63 MB

NHS South of Tyne and Wear - POCT Six Month Progress Report 670 KB

POCT Article Dec 12-13 Edition 316KB

PCT Poster for SHA May 11 South of Tyne and Wear 284KB

The Role of POCT in the NHS Health Check
Mel Varvel, NHS Improvement

A Fully Integrated Approach to POCT is Appropriate for NHS Health Check
Dr Devi Nair, Royal Free Hospital

POCT Evaluation - NHS Wolverhampton

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