POCT Tests & Equipment

If you have been issued with a POCT Access ID barcode this MUST NOT be shared with anyone else. Doing so may result in your access being revoked.

Details of equipment, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and other useful documents can be found below:

  • Blood GasIL GEM Premier 5000.
  • Urinalysis Cobas Combur7 , Siemens Multistix 8SG used in conjunction with the Siemens Clinitek Status Plus strip reader.
  • Pregnancy testing - Biosign hCG Pregnancy Tests. Please note that no other pregnancy tests are permitted for use within the Trust.
  • Blood Glucose & Ketones - FreeStyle Precision Pro Meter.
  • Haemoglobin - HemoCue Hb201+

 

Locations of Blood Gas Analysers:

Brunel Building

 

 

 

Ward/Department

Level

Gate

Test repertoire

AMU (Side A) 0 31

pH, pCO2, pO2, Na+, K+, Ca++, Cl-, glucose, lactate, HCT, tHb, O2Hb, COHb, HHb, MetHb, sO2

AMU (Side B) 0 31

Emergency Department – Resus

0

35

Emergency Department – Majors

0

35

Respiratory Testing

1

12

Theatres 2 20

ICU Pod A

2

37

ICU Pod B

2

37

ICU Pod C

2

37

ICU Pod D

2

37

Theatres

2

20

Respiratory Ward (Side B)

4

27

 

Maternity

 

Ward/Department

Test repertoire

NICU 1

pH, pCO2, pO2, Na+, K+, Ca++, Cl-, glucose, lactate, HCT, tHb, O2Hb, COHb, HHb, MetHb, sO2

NICU 2

CDS (Sluice)

CDS Theatres

 

 

Reordering information:

Consumable:

Available from:

BioSign HCG Pregnancy kits

POCT

Combur7

Pharmacy

Multistix 8SG

Pharmacy

FreeStyle Prevision Pro test string (Glucose & Keytones)

Pharmacy

Medisense Glucose & Keytone control solutions

POCT

HemoCue Hb201+ cuvettes and control solutions EROS

 

 

Point of Care Testing

The department is open 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday.

Pathology Sciences Laboratory,
Southmead Hospital,
Westbury-on-Trym,
Bristol
BS10 5NB

Email: POCT@nbt.nhs.uk

Telephone: 0117 4148422

Test Information

Test information

Includes details of sample types, volumes, special precautions, turnaround times & reference ranges.