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Health Charities

Macmillan Cancer

Macmillan Cancer Support
One in three of us will get cancer and it’s the toughest thing most of us will ever face. If you’ve been diagnosed with cancer, or a loved one has, you’ll want a team of people in your corner supporting you every step of the way. Macmillan provide practical, medical and financial support and push for better cancer care.

Marie Curie Cancer Care

Marie Curie Cancer Care is a UK charity dedicated to the care of people with terminal cancer and other illnesses. Over the financial year 2010/11, we reached a total of 31,799 patients

Youth Health Talk

YouthHealthTalk
Youthhealthtalk enables young people, their family and friends, and professionals such as doctors and teachers to understand young people's experiences of health, illness and life in general. The website feature real-life accounts of issues such as effect on work and education, social life and relationships, consulting health professionals and treatment.

Test Results

Test Results

Blood Tests

Blood tests are taken by the Health Care Assistants, Pam and Pina, by appointment. Patients may also have blood taken at the Pathology Laboratory, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Monday to Friday without an appointment-times are given on your blood test form.

You will not be notified of test results unless urgent, except for cervical smears which will be notified to you by letter. Please telephone for results of tests after 11 am.

The Health Care Assistants also measure blood pressure, test urine and carry out ECG recording as directed by the Doctors or Practice Nurses.

Note that the practice has a strict policy regarding confidentiality and data protection and we will only release test results to the person to whom they relate unless that person has given prior permission for the release of this data or they are not capable of understanding the results.

When you take your test you will be told how long it will be before the results are returned to the practice. It is your responsibility to check your results and to make an appointment to discuss them with your doctor if your are advised to do so.



 
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