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Phlebotomy service & Covid-19 Posted on 16 Mar 2020

We have received the following instruction from Southern Hampshire Primary Care Alliance, who provide the phlebotomy service at Brune Medical Centre and Forton Medical Centre:

"Please continue to advise phlebotomy patients that if they have a cough or a fever to NOT attend the GP surgery for their phlebotomy appointment.

The phlebotomists will continue to take blood for patients with the following conditions:

• On Warfarin
• Have a long term condition
• Need to have bloods done urgently (as in “on the day” only)

Routine bloods will be suspended until further notice".

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