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CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS:  The surgery will be closed from 6pm on Friday 22nd December and will re-open at 8 am on Wednesday 27th December.

Don't forget to order your repeat prescription  -don't run out of your medication over the holidays - you can order early to avoid running out over the holidays.

Don't forget to have your FLU vaccination

Shingles Calculator - are you eligible for the vaccination?

ONE YOU LEEDS - A new local healthy living service - check out their website https://oneyouleeds.co.uk/

The surgery will be closed for training on the following afternoons from 12 noon:

Thursday 9 November 2017

Thursday 11 January 2018

Thursday 1 February 2018

Thursday 8 March 2018

Thursday 26 April 2018

Thursday 10 May 2018

June - To be advised

Thursday 12 July 2018

Thursday 13 September 2018

Thursday 11 October 2018

Thursday 22 November 2018

Thursday 24 January 2019

Thursday 14 February 2019

Thursday 14 May 2019

Please note that the staff at the Community Reception do not have access to any of the GP Services and cannot help you other than to direct you to the emergency cover arranged for the afternoon.

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.

Blood tests will be requested by your doctor, these are not done at the request of a patient unless clinically appropriate.

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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