For a routine measurement, please utilise the upper waiting room monitor at your convenience. Please copy us into your readings – record forms are available by the machine. Hand to reception, or you can email with your name and date of birth to blood.pressure@gp-K83012.nhs.uk
Blood tests may be required for new (acute) problems, and if so will be authorised by the nurse you see. If a fasting test is required (check with the clinician or reception) you will need to fast for 14 hours beforehand. However, you may drink water during this period. Diabetes and Chronic Kidney Disease – you will also need a urine test for microalbuminuria – please collect a sample pot from reception.