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Information and guidance for public, NHSGGC staff, and community-based services.  Hospital visiting restrictions now in place.

Clyde Document Library

Lab Handbooks and Manuals, previous editions of the laboratory newsletter and older memos are available below:

Laboratory Handbooks and Manuals: 

Clyde Laboratory Handbook

NHSGGC GP Handbook

Quality Manual

Laboratory Newsletters:

Newsletter 1 - August 2014

Newsletter 2 - November 2014

Newsletter 3 - April 2015

Newsletter 4 - September 2015

Newsletter 5 - March 2016

Newsletter 6 - August 2016

Newsletter 7 - February 2017

Newsletter 8 - October 2017

Newsletter 9 - December 2017

Newsletter 10 - April 2018

Newsletter 11 - October 2018

Newsletter Supplemental - QFIT

Newsletter 12 - February 2019

Newsletter 13 - July 2019

Newsletter 14 - December 2019

Newsletter 15 - February 2020

 

User Satisfaction Surveys:

Primary Care 2017

Secondary Care 2017

Memos (Primary care):

Patient identification for patients without CHI (Dec 2018)

The importance of putting samples in the correct bag for transport to laboratories (Dec 2018)

Transport bags poster (Dec 2018)

Transport bags poster (Bute and Dunoon) (Dec 2018)

Please do not send requests for tests done by other disciplines on Biochemistry / Haematology request forms (Jan 2020)

QFit for practices not using ICE electronic ordering (Jan 2020)

Changes to the urine catecholamine and 5HIAA service (GRI memo, Mar 2020)

Memos (Secondary care):

Use of paper request forms when Trakcare not available (Nov 2018)

Sending samples requested on Trakcare to the laboratory (Nov 2018)

Cryoglobulin service at Vale of Leven (Nov 2018)

Barcodes for Point of Care Testing (Nov 2018)

Urine pregnancy test false positive results (Jul 2019)

Biochemistry samples apparently being put in Microbiology bags (Aug 2019)

New P3NP assay (Oct 2019)

GEM 5000 gas analysers (Nov 19)

Biochemistry samples apparently being put in Microbiology or Virology bags (Apr 2020)

Last Updated: 17 November 2020