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Bluebell Medical Centre is the new home for Middlesbrough's STAR GP Hub. Please click the link for further information New home announced for star GP hub . For queries regarding appointments with the service please contact your registered practice.  

Annual Report 2018

This is now available for you to read in the survey section of the website.

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IMPORTANT CHANGES TO URGENT CARE SERVICES IN THE SOUTH TEES AREA FROM 1st APRIL 2017.

 

From 1st April 2017 the existing Walk-in Centres in North Ormesby and Eston will be replaced by four GP centres based in North Ormesby Health Village, One Life Centre in Linthorpe (now Bluebell Medical Centre), Redcar Primary Care Hospital and East Cleveland Hospital in Brotton. These centres will be open from 6pm to 9.30pm - Monday to Friday - and 8am to 9.30pm on weekends and Bank Holidays.

 

To help improve patient waiting times the centres will operate an appointment based system - you won’t be able to simply walk-in.

 

Please click the link below for further information including details of how to arrange an appointment when we are closed.

STAR Service

Many Thanks.

Blood Tests

blood_tests_4A blood test is when a sample of blood is taken for testing in a laboratory. Blood tests have a wide range of uses and are one of the most common types of medical test. For example, a blood test can be used to:

  • assess your general state of health
  • confirm the presence of a bacterial or viral infection
  • see how well certain organs, such as the liver and kidneys, are functioning
A blood test usually involves the phlebotomist taking a blood sample from a blood vessel in your arm. and the usual place for a sample is the inside of the elbow or wrist, where the veins are relatively close to the surface. Blood samples from children are most commonly taken from the back of the hand. The child's hand will be anaesthetised (numbed) with a special cream before the sample is taken.

You can find out more about blood tests, their purpose and the way they are performed on the NHS Choices website.

 
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