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CANCER SUPPORT GROUP - Group meets every fortnight on a Tuesday from 10:30 to 11:30 at West View Advice & Resource Centre, Miers Avenue, Hartlepool TS24 9JQ - Tel: Dawn (01429) 271275 or email dawn@wvarc30.org.uk for more information.  Upcoming sessions are 10 January 2017 then fortnightly thereafter.

SPECIALIST STOP SMOKING SERVICE SESSIONS - Hartlepool - Sessions are available at various locations/times in Hartlepool Monday-Saturday, please go to Clinics & Services link to view more detailed information on these sessions
THE CQC INSPECTION on 2 December 2015 highlighted areas of improvement with regard to the "Are services safe" element for Families and Young Children, the Partners would like to re-assure all patients that the improvements recommended were carried out promptly and effectively and that no patients were directly affected.

CQC Report March 2016

 

 

 

blood_tests_4Blood Tests

A 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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