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Please click here to read our Summer/Autumn Newsletter.

Dr Pooley and Dr Cook have now retired. Please be assured that all of our other GPs have access to your full medical records and will be able to help you.

Saturday Flu Clinics : Saturday 22nd September and Saturday 3rd November 2018 9am to 11.45am - No appointment Necessary

We are now a Parkrun Practice which means we support our local Parkrun and recognise its positive impact on health and wellbeing. If you are not familiar with Parkrun please click here and watch this video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HW6Sa4uk7oE&feature=youtu.be

As a practice, we will be having a Parkrun takeover on October 20th at Northallerton. Our staff will be volunteering and we are encouraging both staff and patients to take part. Please click here for more information:

Parkrun Northallerton

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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