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November News

As we step in to Autumn, the time is upon us where we are offering flu vaccines again, and we have plenty of appointments available for you to choose from, so please get in touch with our friendly reception team to book in. 

 

We are pleased to announce that Mrs Carol Bell has recently joined as a Partner here at Plas Meddyg Surgery alongside being our Practice Manager and we wish to welcome Dr Harish Medagedara who has also joined as a full time Partner.  

On behalf of everyone at Plas Meddyg may I wish you all a very safe and happy Autumn.

Debbie Kershaw

Reception Manager

 

Staff training

The Surgery will be closed Wednesday 22nd Novemeber between 13:00-17:00 for staff training.  If you need to make an urgent call to the surgery between these times, please ring 01824 704676

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.

Blood tests requested by your doctor can be taken at Ruthin Hospital. Due to high demand Ruthin hospital are now operating a pre-booking system for blood. If you know that you are going to need bloods taking for a future hospital appointment, clinic etc, please book your appointment as early as possible to ensure these bloods are done before your clinic date. To make an appointment please ring between 10am and 2pm Monday to Friday ONLY on 01824 728610.

 
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