Medication Monitoring Clinic (Near Patient Testing)

  • Some medications require very specific blood monitoring on a regular basis.
  • Nurse Tracey Shaw runs a structured near patient testing clinic for Whitworth Medical Centre’s patients who take the following medications:
    • Methotrexate
    • Sulphasalazine
    • Leflunomide
    • Gold Injections
    • Oral Gold
    • Azathioprine
    • Cyclosporin
    • D-Penicillamine
    • Mycophenolate mofetil
    • Tacrolimus
    • Sirolimus
    • Lithium
  • Appointments are arranged according to the individual medication protocols and reminders are send where necessary.


pdf icon Near Patient Testing Guidelines