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New Telephone System- technical failure update

NEW TELEPHONE SYSTEM - a new system has been installed at BOA & Winsley Health Centre on Wednesday 23 August 2017.  St Damian's Surgery commenced on the 12th September.   We are working hard with our engineers as we have discovered technical problems for the last few weeks. We apologise for any difficulties experienced with accessing our services during this time. All feedback is gratefully received whilst we work with our engineers to resolve any problems encountered. Thank you for your patience.

Posted: 29.09.17 

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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