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Point of Care Testing (POCT) Home Page

Our mission is to provide a first class Point of Care Testing Service

that makes a difference to patient care

We aim to provide:
       A knowledgeable and friendly POCT team, dedicated to meeting the needs of our users
       Reliable, state-of-the-art POCT devices which are fully maintained and quality assured
       High standards of training and support to empower our users
       Full compliance with local and national regulations to ensure patient safety


The Point of Care Testing (POCT) Team provide support for all Trust POCT devices.

The POCT Index contains details of all the tests available, including SOPs.


Please contact us for all your Point of Care Testing needs, including:

Training & Issuing Barcodes

Reporting instrument faults/failures

Problems with your barcode

Internal Quality Control (IQC) issues

Quality Assurance (EQA) issues

Requesting new or replacement POCT devices

Documentation & Records issues

POCT Incidents and Accidents


Contact Us: You can find us in the Point of Care Office (Level C - Pathology), call us on ext. 8382, or

                   email us at


More information is also available in the Point of Care section under ‘Departments’ on The Hub



Point of Care Testing Policy

Point of Care Testing Procedure (includes application form for a new POCT device)


Please report any problems or feedback to the webmaster.            Date this site was last updated 16/04/14