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Same Day Access Clinic

Starting on 20th November 2017, 8am - 11am

(pilot for 3 Months)

Unhappy with the wait on the phone to get an appointment?

Fed up of queuing at the door at 8am?

NOW you can come into surgery and will be seen the same day for a SINGLE URGENT ISSUE by a member of our access team which includes:

Advanced Nurse Practitioners

Clinical Pharmacist

Practice Nurse

NO appointment needed.  Simply come to reception, give your details and wait to be seen.

Blood Tests

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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