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In line with the new General Data Protection Regulation, please find attached the Data Protection Privacy Notice for Patients, and leaflet explaining how we use your information

Data Protection Privacy Notice

How We Use Your Data Leaflet

 

NHS Stay Well Walks

Stay well walks will be commencing soon and we will be doing walks during lunch time to help motivate patients to exercise.

 

PRACTICE PARTICIPATION GROUP (PPG)

  

ARE YOU AN ACTIVE MEMBER OF THE COMMUNITY? MAYBE YOU WOULD LIKE TO JOIN OUR PPG?

The Sidda Family Practice has had a PPG for several years now, with approximately 10 members.  If you are interested in being the voice of the patients and would like to participate in the group as a representative for the patients and the surgery, working in the community, please contact the surgery for more details on how to.

 

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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