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If you wish to phone for the results of a test you have had carried out, please call the surgery on 01273 552212 after 2pm.
For information on what your laboratory test results mean please visit http://www.labtestsonline.org.uk/ .
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:
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 under 14 years of age are taken at The Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital, to contact them please ring 01273 696955. You can find out more about blood tests, their purpose and the way they are performed on the NHS Choices website.