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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
Centrifuge Requirements in Non-Laboratory areas
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
Newsletter 16 - July 2020
Newsletter 17 - December 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)
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