Point Of Care Testing 

Point of care testing (POCT) refers to a laboratory medicine service using small analytical devices (including test kits and analysers), provided near to the patient rather than in the traditional environment of a clinical laboratory.

Please find below guidelines approved by Academy of Medical Laboratory Science, Association of Clinical Biochemists in Ireland, Health Products Regulatory Authority (previously IMB) and RCPI Faculty of Pathology

Guidelines for Safe and Effective Management and Use of Point of Care Testing

Guidelines for Safe and Effective Management and Use of Point of Care Testing in Primary and Community Care