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New non-emergency patient transport service 

A new non-emergency patient transport service for patients has been launched for patients registered with a Lincolnshire GP, click here for more details.


Voluntary Car Scheme - New Drivers WANTED

Do you have some spare time on your hands and would like to work in the community?

If so the Deepings Voluntary Car Scheme need car drivers to take patients to medical appointments; volunteer drivers expenses are covered by the scheme.  

If you are interested in learning more please contact Gordon or Alan on 07858373912.

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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