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PPG Meeting

View our Minutes of our last PPG meeting Oct 2017



We are very proud of our CQC report - if you would like to read it you can download it here: Honeypot MC CQC Report


We now have a centre at Belmont that you can attend to see a GP if your own GP cannot see you urgently.

You can be seen by a GP between 8am and 8pm seven days a week at:

The Belmont Health Centre, 516 Kenton Lane, Harrow, HA3 7LT

This is a ‘drop in service’ where you do not need an appointment. The GP that you see will send us the consultation notes that we can upload onto your medical record.

 

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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