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  • Lunchtime Closures

    The surgeries will be closed between 12.30 - 3pm for staff training on the following dates:

    Tuesday 8th October 2019

    Tuesday 12th November 2019

    Wednesday 11th December 2019

    Fri 20th December 2019

Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Flu Day - We will be having two flu days this year:

  • ALCONBURY FLU DAY - Saturday 12th October 2019 from 08.30am - 12.00pm 

    BRAMPTON FLU DAY - Saturday 19th October 2019 from 08.30am - 12.00pm

  • Heatwave advice - Please see THIS handy guide to looking after yourself and others during a heatwave.
  • Extended Access Survey - can be completed using this link
  • ALBRAM Patients Group Annual General Meeting will be held at Brampton Surgery on Tuesday 16th July at 6.00pm
  • Lunchtime Closures
  • The surgeries will be closed between 12.30 - 3pm for staff training on the following dates:

Wednesday 13th March 2019

Wednesday 24th April 2019

Tues 21st May 2019

Wednesday 12th June 2019

 We will also be closed from 1.00pm for staff training on the following date:

Wednesday17th July 2019

Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience caused.

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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