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‘CALL FIRST’ APPOINTMENT SYSTEM


How to book an appointment with your doctor from Mon 6th NOVEMBER 2017


From Monday 6th November, we will be improving our appointments system and how you book an appointment to see your GP.

Providing a stool sample

  1. samplesClearly label the blue sample bottle with name & date of birth
  2. Record date and time of when sample taken
  3. Wash hands and relevant area before you start
  4. Sterilise (swill out with boiling water) a container which can be used to catch the stool
  5. Using the spoon attached to the lid of bottle transfer some of the collected stool into the bottle
  6. Secure the lid firmly shut
  7. Before 12.00 noon take the sample to the surgery.

 

Providing a mid urine stream sample

  1. Sample must be fresh the same day, the lab will not process samples that are taken the day before
  2. Clearly label the sample bottle with name & date of birth
  3. Record date and time of when sample was taken
  4. Wash the genital area and hands
  5. Sterilise (swill out with boiling water) a container that can be used to pass urine into & then transfer to the sample bottle
  6. A mid-stream urine sample means that you don’t collect the first part or the last part of urine that comes out.
  7. Before 12.00 noon take the sample to the surgery.
 
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