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There are vacancies at Collingham Medical Centre for two General Practitioners (one for Maternity Cover) and one permanent.   Please find details on the Current Vacancies page.


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National Diabetes Prevention Programme - Champion uptake in Collingham


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During 2015 the NHS has asked that each practice updates patients records to ensure you have a named accountable/usual GP.  We have done this.  This does not prevent you from seeing any GP.   If you would like to know who your accountable/usual GP is, please ask when next in surgery. 


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Ebola virus - Please click on the link for patient information regarding the Ebola virus.  Ebola Public Information.pdf


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GP Patient Survey -To review the results of the GP Patient Survey for this surgery, click on link - www.gp-patient.co.uk


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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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