Post Covid Assessment Service (new referral form added 29 September 2021)

Referral to the Post COVID service is for people with persistent troublesome symptoms lasting more than 12 weeks following the initial acute illness with suspected Post-COVID syndrome. Refer for any moderate signs and symptoms where signposting is not appropriate, and a rehabilitation approach is required; or for the Post COVID […]

Pathology Update: Plasma free metanephrines (pfMETs) for the investigation of phaeochromocytoma

From Wednesday 24 June 2020 EKHUFT will introduce plasma free metanephrines (pfMETs) to replace 24h urinary catecholamine (uCATs) for the investigation of phaeochromocytoma. Urine catecholamines (24h collection) will be completely withdrawn from our test repertoire on 31 August 2020.   Introduction of this service within the laboratories at EKHUFT is […]

Crossroads Care and Dementia Events

What is it: Crossroads Care Open Day and Dementia Awareness Event Of interest to: Clinical staff Summary: Please see below details from Crossroads Care an Open Day for Crossroads to explain what services they offer, as well as a Dementia Awareness Event. For full details, including dates and venues, please […]

Children’s Commissioning Team Newsletter

What is it: East Kent Children’s Commissioning Team Newsletter – Summer 2019 Of interest to: Clinical staff Summary: Please find below a link to the East Kent Children’s Commissioning Team Newsletter (Summer 2019 edition) detailing the developments that have recently taken place. Topics cover the NHS’ ‘Fantastic FRED’ event (part […]

Medicines Shortage – Salbutamol

What is it: Medicines Shortage Notification – Salbutamol 2mg/5ml syrup Of interest to: Clinical staff Summary: Please see the notification below from the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC): . Dear Colleagues, Please be aware that there is an important drug supply issue affecting: ‘Salbutamol 2mg/5ml syrup’  DHSC have […]