In vitro diagnostic point-of-care test devices
Advice and guidance on the management and use of point-of-care testing (POCT) in vitro diagnostic (IVD) devices.
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This Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) guidance is for people involved in the management and use of POCT services in primary and secondary care including:
- managerial staff
- scientific staff
- clinical and nursing staff
While many of the issues are relevant to the performance of POCT in a hospital environment, the principles also apply to their use in:
- outpatient clinics
- community care
- GP practices
- community providers
- primary care settings
Published: 22 July 2005