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Blood appointments - URGENT Announcement Posted on 7 Oct 2020

‼️‼️URGENT ANNOUNCEMENT‼️‼️
 
THIS IS AN URGENT ANNOUNCEMENT FOR ANY PATIENTS WHO HAVE A ROUTINE BLOOD TEST BOOKED AT ASHBY TURN PRIMARY CARE CENTRE.
 
The Practice has been informed that there is a national shortage of the chemicals that are used by the pathology lab when testing blood samples. Therefore with immediate effect, the labs have informed us that there is a pause on testing routine GP practice samples.
 
We will be contacting all patients who this affects that have a routine blood test already booked via text message and will not be making any further bookings, until normal service has been resumed at the pathology labs.
 
Text messages have already been sent to a number of patients advising them not to attend.
 
Please accept our sincere apologies for any inconvenience this may cause and whilst this is completely out of our control, we will keep patients informed via our Facebook Page and Website.
 
If you are unsure whether or not to attend please call 01724 842051 and our team will be happy to help. Please bear in mind though that we will not be able to provide you with any more information than already in this post, as this is all we know at present.
 
Many thanks for your patience and understanding.
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