Reference 2019-123

REF:           2019-123

Subject:       Diagnostic information

 

Request:

1. What point of care facilities does your trust have for the diagnosis of:

a. Group A streptococcal bacteria

b. Influenza virus

c. Clostridium difficile

d. Staphylococcus aureus

 

2. Does your trust require diagnostic tests before prescribing:

a. Penicillins

b. Aminoglycosides

c. Tetracyclines

d. Macrolides

e. Co-amoxiclav

f. Cephalosporins

g. Carbapenems

h. Quinolones

 

3. What plans do your trust have to procure new diagnostic equipment using the additional funding for additional diagnostic equipment and staff capacity?

  

 

Response:

1. What point of care facilities does your trust have for the diagnosis of:

a. Group A streptococcal bacteria

b. Influenza virus

c. Clostridium difficile

d. Staphylococcus aureus

None.
2. Does your trust require diagnostic tests before prescribing:

a. Penicillins

b. Aminoglycosides

c. Tetracyclines

d. Macrolides

e. Co-amoxiclav

f. Cephalosporins

g. Carbapenems

h. Quinolones

No to all.
3. What plans does your trust have to procure new diagnostic equipment using the additional funding for additional diagnostic equipment and staff capacity? None at present.