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THERE WILL BE NO DOCTORS AVAILABLE FROM 12.30PM ON THURSDAY THE 21ST OF SEPTEMBER DUE TO ESSENTIAL TRAINING, FOR ANY EMERGENCY ENQUIRIES OR APPOINTMENTS PLEASE PHONE 0161 426 5850, WHERE THERE WILL BE DETAILS ON HOW TO CONTACT THE OUT OF HOURS SERVICE, WHO WILL BE COVERING THAT AFTERNOON.

WE APOLOGISE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE THIS MAY CAUSE.

We are now booking FLU VACCINATIONS,

SATURDAY 23RD SEPTEMBER

WEDNESDAY 27TH SEPTEMBER

THURSDAY 28TH SEPTEMBER

FRIDAY 29TH SEPTEMBER

THURSDAY 5TH OCTOBER

FRIDAY 6TH OCTOBER

SATURDAY 7TH OCTOBER

 

IF YOU ARE OVER 65 OR ELIGIBLE FOR THE FLU VACCINATION PLEASE BOOK AN APPOINTMENT AT RECEPTION. Please note we are only currently booking for aged 18 years or over. This is due to the fact that we are unable to order the childhood vaccine until END OF SEPTEMBER.

NOTICE:

PLEASE NOTE WITH OUR NEW TELEPHONE SYSTEM THE OPTION TO PRESS FOR RECEPTION IS NOW OPTION 2. OPTION 1 IS FOR EMERGENCIES.

MANY THANKS

RECEPTION

FROM MONDAY THE 23RD OF MAY, YOU WILL NEED TO PROVIDE PHOTOGRAPHIC IDENTIFICATION TO COLLECT A PRESCRIPTION FOR A CONTROLLED DRUG.

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Blood Tests

Please note that the nurses only undertake blood tests that are requested by GPs and by the practice nurses. Hospital doctors are responsible for organising their own blood test requests through the hospital and not through the practice.

blood_tests_4A blood test is when a sample of blood is taken for testing in a laboratory. Blood tests have a wide range of uses and are one of the most common types of medical test. For example, a blood test can be used to:

  • assess your general state of health
  • confirm the presence of a bacterial or viral infection
  • see how well certain organs, such as the liver and kidneys, are functioning
A blood test usually involves the phlebotomist taking a blood sample from a blood vessel in your arm. and the usual place for a sample is the inside of the elbow or wrist, where the veins are relatively close to the surface. Blood samples from children are most commonly taken from the back of the hand. The child's hand will be anaesthetised (numbed) with a special cream before the sample is taken.

You can find out more about blood tests, their purpose and the way they are performed on the NHS Choices website.

 
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