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If you are registered with us, you may be entitled to the following free NHS Services :

  • Shingles vaccinations

  • Whooping Cough vaccinations for pregnant women

  • Flu vaccinations over 65s now in stock. 

  • Under 65s if you have a chronic disease, asthma, COPD, Heart disease, High Blood pressure, Learning Disabilities, Pregnant women and if you are a Carer. Note:  This year there is a delay in delivering the vaccines. We are expecting our delivery at the end of October. 

  • Telephone us to make an appointment or if you are unsure whether you are eligible

 

 

 

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 Health Care Assistant taking the 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 may be anaesthetised (numbed) with a special cream before the sample is taken.  Depending on the age of the child they may be referred to an outside NHS provider for the sample to be 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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