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PHARMACY FIRST

 

GO STRAIGHT TO YOUR PHARMACIST FOR EXPERT ADVICE AND TREATMENT.

Pharmacy First provides the local population with rapid accesss to a pharmacist who can provide self-care advice on a range of minor illnesses.

 

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WEBSITE DISCLOSURE

Alll GP practices are required to declare the mean earnings (e.g average pay) for GPs working to deliver NHS services to patients at each Practice. The average pay for GPs working in Armley Medical Practice in the last financial year was £86,222 beofre tax and national insurance. this is for 6 full time GPs and 2 part time GPs who worked in the practice for more than 6 months.

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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