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NGH NHS Trust opening times for Blood taking unit and Paediatrics


 



The Blood taking unit has now returned to Northampton General Hospital.


 


If you require a blood test you can book online here


https://www.swiftqueue.co.uk/northampton.php



or you can call 01604 544190 or 01604 523303 between 9am & 3pm Mon- Fri



Please let us know if you have booked a test, so we can add your details to the system.


 


The Blood taking unit will offer appointments Monday to Friday during the following times:


 


Monday -Friday 8am - 4pm


Saturday 8am - 12.30pm


 


If you are a patient of our Maternity Unit they will make arrangements for you to have your bloods taken.


 


If your child requires a blood test the Blood Taking Unit at NGH will be open on Mondays from


8am-11.30am for paediatric patients only.


                                          



BLOOD PRESSURE

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

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.


 
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