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PLEASE NOTE - ANY PATIENTS ATTENDING THE SURGERY WILL NEED TO WEAR A FACE COVERING OR MASK BEFORE ENTERING THE BUILDING - WE APPRECIATE YOUR CO-OPERATION DURING THIS TIME

Any concerns that you may have been exposed to or become infected with the novel coronavirus you should phone NHS 111 and NOT attend the GP surgery, Pharmacy or hospital Emergency Department unless you are seriously ill.

Due to the current restrictions we will no longer be providing routine care.  

For information regarding the COVID Vaccine please see 'Further Information' to the right hand side of this screen

 

Blood test samples are now taken by the Phlebotomist
by appointment:bloodsamples

Monday to Friday 8.30am - 10.55am.

Appointments before 9.00am are reserved for patients requiring fasting blood tests.

Please note that the Phlebotomist is not a nurse and can only take blood samples as requested by your GP or another health professional eg. consultant or nurse.

 


Telephone Queries for Results etc.contact

Please telephone between 2.00pm and 4.00pm for results of recent tests. These can normally only be given to the patient and NOT to relatives, except in the case of children.

Test results can take several days to come back. The phlebotomist or health professional should advise you when to ring for the particular test or tests you have had.

The receptionist may only be able to state for example that the result is normal, or that you will need to discuss the results with or make an appointment to see the nurse or doctor. Please do not expect the receptionist to have any other information regarding your test.

The doctors are usually available between 12.15 and 12.45 (after morning surgery and before home visits) should you need to talk to them on the telephone.

The receptionists have been asked not to disturb consultations with non-urgent telephone calls.

 

 
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