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If you have been tested for Coronavirus previously  and the result has been positive, please contact The Medical Centre on 01509 277577 between the hours of 10am-4pm Monday to Friday and inform the receptionist. 

PLEASE CLICK THE FOLLOWING LINKS TO ACCESS THE LATEST INFORMATION REGARDING THE CORONAVIRUS 

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/wuhan-novel-coronavirus-information-for-the-public 

https://www.lboro.ac.uk/internal/coronavirus/ 

MUMPS

If you think you have symptoms of mumps please request a telephone appointment with one of the practice nurses on 01509 277577. Please visit https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/mumps/ for more information.

If you require a copy of your MMR vaccination history please email into the surgery – please note requests can take up to two working days.

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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