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Self-care at home

Last updated on Monday, April 30, 2018

Self-care is the best choice to treat minor illnesses and injuries. A large range of common illnesses and injuries can be treated at home simply with over-the-counter medicines and plenty of rest. Winter conditions can be seriously bad for our health, especially for people aged 65 or over, and p...

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Tag:   home care (9)     bed rest (1)     fluids (1)     cold (1)     flu (1)     rest (1)     self care (1)    

Clinical Biochemistry

Last updated on Wednesday, September 21, 2022

This service tests body fluids such as blood and urine. These fluids are examined for the presence of various compounds such as hormones, proteins, enzymes and drugs. This helps in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of diseases such as diabetes, liver disease and heart problems.We offer a wi...

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Tag:   Clinical Biochemistry (1)     biochemistry (1)     blood (10)     urine (5)     cholesterol (1)     diabetes (7)     liver (3)     hormones (3)    


Last updated on Monday, April 30, 2018

Molecular tests (PCR) may be performed on a variety of samples: Blood should be collected into two 4ml EDTA blood tubes (lilac or purple cap) Faeces in the standard faeces container. Sputum in standard container (sputum pot). For swabs, tissues, scrapes and and small volumes of body fluids...

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Tag:   Molecular (1)    


Last updated on Thursday, February 21, 2019

Eat healthily in preparation for your operation especially fruit and vegetables.  On the day of your operation you will be given a carbohydrate drink to keep your body fuelled for surgery.  After the operation you may have nutritional supplements in the form of drinks- please take them as they wi...

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Neonatal Research

Last updated on Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Study Title: AZTEC 2 - Long term follow-up of Azithromycin Therapy for Chronic Lung Disease of Prematurity Principal Investigator:  Dr Pek Lee Research Nurses: Lucy Lewis and Sharon Hughes ************************** Study Title : PADDINGToN - Parent Co-designed Drug Information for Parents a...

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Last updated on Friday, February 26, 2021

The Microbiology service examines swabs, pus, body fluids, sputum, faeces and urine for the presence of infection and disease causing bacteria.   Through association with other laboratories it is able to offer a comprehensive service.   Antimicrobial Therapy and Clinical Consultation   When...

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Tag:   Bacteriology (1)    

Day case journey

Last updated on Monday, November 30, 2020

After your procedure, you will be taken from theatre into the recovery area where a nurse will look after you until you are not too sleepy and also fairly pain free. The anaesthetist will have given you painkillers and anti-sickness medication during surgery to ensure that you are comfortable af...

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