Wed 27 Jan 2021
On-demand

On-demand: featuring presentation and Q&A: this supportive and educational webinar is sponsored by Radiometer and is designed to help POCT teams develop your Point of Care Testing service during the pandemic. Now available to view on-demand, this free one hour video is led by Katy Heaney, POCT Specialty Lead, Consultant Biochemist, Berkshire and Surrey Pathology Services and Qpoint EQA Scheme Director, Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust.

Delivering Effective POCT during Covid-19
1 hour CPD Free On-demand
Radiometer

Guide and develop your POCT service during challenging times

This educational and supportive webinar will share important insights and first-hand experiences on:

  • The impact of Covid-19 on POCT services
  • Important guidance for ensuring the reliability of results during unprecedented times
  • A look to the future: how will POCT services continue to develop post Covid-19?

Watch this online NHS event from the comfort of your own home

Packed with engaging examples that will help and inspire you, plus benefit from:

  • One hour of presentation and speaker Q&A
  • Featuring an engaging video you can access in your own time
  • Free to all NHS and public sector professionals
  • Immediately accessible on the 'watch now' tab
1 hour video | Filmed on Wednesday 27th January 2020
Supporting the Covid-19 pandemic - Radiometer's POCT solutions
Kevin Bage, Product Manager, Blood Gas & Samplers – UK & Ireland, Radiometer Ltd
Delivering effective POCT during Covid-19
  • Shared insights into the impact of Covid-19 on POCT services
  • How one service worked proactively to achieve reliable test results during the pandemic
  • Important guidance for ensuring the reliability of results during unprecedented times
  • A look to the future: how will POCT services continue to develop post Covid-19?
Katy Heaney, POCT Specialty Lead, Consultant Biochemist, Berkshire and Surrey Pathology Services and Qpoint EQA Scheme Director, Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust
Questions and answers with Katy Heaney & Kevin Bage
Katy & Kevin answer the questions and comments that came into the chat box during the presentation, responding to the thoughts and feelings of the NHS professionals who attended this webinar live.

Click on the video below to view:

First-hand speaker experience

An inspiring and informative video that will make you want to effect change to your POCT service delivery from:


Job Title:
POCT Specialty Lead, Consultant Biochemist
Organisation
Berkshire and Surrey Pathology Services and Qpoint EQA Scheme Director, Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust.
Biography

Katy has worked within the NHS for over 15 years and has a background in Clinical Biochemistry and Point of Care Testing. Katy has been involved with the Qpoint scheme as the Steering Group Chair prior to appointment as the scheme Director in 2019. Katy is passionate about supporting healthcare professionals and patients using point of care testing devices to improve patient's experience and support rapid diagnosis and treatment decisions.

Katy is employed as a Consultant Clinical Scientist at Berkshire and Surrey Pathology Services where she is the Specialty Lead for Point of Care Testing for four NHS Foundation Trusts.


Job Title:
Product Manager, Blood Gas & Samplers – UK & Ireland
Organisation
Radiometer Ltd
Biography

Supporting NHS professionals during Covid-19

SBK Healthcare has produced many useful webinars to help and support NHS healthcare professionals. These webinars can be viewed as videos free and on-demand, and include:

  • Immunology Challenges and Changes - Response to Covid-19
  • HCP Succinct Guide to Covid 19 Mass Vaccinations
  • SACT Drug Home Delivery and Self Administration
  • Engaging your Team to Stay Motivated during COVID 19
  • Handling and Responding to Difficult Conversations
  • How to Sleep Better during COVID-19 for NHS Frontline Staff
  • Managing Anxiety at Work for NHS Frontline Staff
  • Managing Burnout for Frontline NHS Staff during COVID-19
  • Managing Conflict on the NHS Frontline
  • Recognising and Reducing Stress for NHS Frontline Staff

There are also upcoming webinars and online forums featured on the SBK Healthcare homepage.