As you will know, primary and community care have been told by NHSE to cease any non-urgent blood testing until 17 September, due to the global disruption of the blood bottle supply.
In order to reduce the usage of blood bottles in community phlebotomy services across BHR, all NELFT phlebotomy services will close an hour earlier until 17 September. The 10-8 booking system will be adjusted accordingly. There is national messaging for patients on the NEL CCG website around this. We will share more information with you as we receive it.738