Covid 19 Testing Standard Operating Procedure

Covid-19 Testing Standard Operating Procedure

Appendix 1a – Protocol for testing for SARS-CoV2 in patients being admitted to hospital

Appendix 1b – Protocol for testing for SARS-CoV2 in patients requiring routine rescreen on first day after overnight stay, and then days 3 and 6 of admission

Appendix 1c – Protocol for testing for SARS-CoV2 in patients in hospital who develop new respiratory symptoms

Appendix 1d – Protocol for testing for SARS-CoV2 in patients with ongoing suspicion of Covid despite negative PCR

Appendix 1e – Icons to identify inpatient COVID19 status on TrakCare

Appendix 2 – COVID-19 CLINICAL GUIDANCE for: Patients who decline a COVID-19 diagnostic test

Appendix 3 – Screening for SARS-CoV2 in asymptomatic patients before a procedure

Appendix 4 – Covid 19 Testing Codes

Appendix 5 – Protocol for rapid testing for SARS-CoV2 between 8am and 8pm for patients without symptoms of Covid

Appendix 6 – Same day Lumira testing elective patients

Appendix 7a – Screening for SARS-CoV2 in staff following high symptom score or positive LFD

Appendix 7b – Screening for SARS-CoV2 in symptomatic household contacts of staff with score of 3 or more on symptom checker

Appendix 8 – How to Take Your Covid-19 Swab

Appendix 9 – A guide for healthcare staff self-testing for coronavirus using a Lateral Flow Device (LFD)

Appendix 10 – Testing for SARS-CoV2 in contacts identified as requiring follow up asymptomatic screening through contact tracing

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Last updated: May 25, 2021