Central Manchester University Hospitals' Point of Care Testing
Committee meets quarterly.
The committee comprises laboratory staff, and medical and
nursing staff from specialities with high use of and dependence on
POCT. Support services such as IT, procurement and risk management
are also represented.
One of the roles of the committee is to review applications for
new POCT devices, so the Trust can be sure that all necessary
operational, governance and bugetary structures are in place.
POCT Committee chair:
Dr Niall O'Keeffe