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Check if you or your child has coronavirus symptoms
Find out about the main symptoms of coronavirus and what to do if you have them.
Self-isolation and treatment if you have coronavirus symptoms
Advice about staying at home (self-isolation) and treatment for you and anyone you live with.
Testing and tracing
Information about testing for coronavirus and what to do if you're contacted by the NHS Test and Trace service.
People at high risk
Advice for people at higher risk from coronavirus, including older people, people with health conditions and pregnant women.
Social distancing and changes to everyday life
Advice about avoiding close contact with other people (social distancing), looking after your wellbeing and using the NHS and other services during coronavirus.
GOV.UK: coronavirus – guidance and support
Government information and advice.
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A 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:
You can find out more about blood tests, their purpose and the way they are performed on the NHS Choices website.
An X-ray is a widely used diagnostic test to examine the inside of the body. X-rays are a very effective way of detecting problems with bones, such as fractures. They can also often identify problems with soft tissue, such as pneumonia or breast cancer.
If you have a X-ray, you will be asked to lie on a table or stand against a surface so that the part of your body being X-rayed is between the X-ray tube and the photographic plate.
An X-ray is usually carried out by a radiographer, a healthcare professional who specialises in using imaging technology, such as X-rays and ultrasound scanners.
You can find out more about x-ray tests, how they are performed, their function and the risks by visiting the NHS Choices website.
What is the IPSS (International Prostate Symptom Score)?
The IPSS questionnaire allows your urologist to better understand the severity of your water work symptoms. It is used for men who are having problems that are likely to be related to an enlarged prostate. It is helpful in determining which treatment option is best for you and then monitoring any improvement.
What does it involve?
There are 7 questions relating to different symptoms you might be experiencing and one question relating to your overall quality of life. Once you have scored each question the values are added together to give an indication of the severity of your symptoms.
To download an IPSS form - please click the below.
Coronavirus (COVID-19): getting tested - GOV.UK
For guidance on coronavirus testing, including who is eligible for a test, how to get tested and the different types of test available, please click here. This will take you to: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-getting-tested
Home Blood Pressure Monitoring Diary
For a list of validated home blood pressure monitors, visit www.bihsoc.org/bp-monitors/ or discuss with your pharmacy.
Home Blood Glucose Diary
Please click below for a ‘print your own’ blood glucose monitoring sheet. If requested to do so, this can be scanned and emailed back to the surgery.
Home Blood Glucose Monitoring Diary
Peak Expiratory Flow Rate Diary
Do 3 peak flow measurements in the morning and record the highest on the PEFR diary. Repeat in the afternoon.
Peak Expiratory Flow Rate Diary
Discovery Chart (Glucose Readings, Food, Insulin, Tablet Dose & Activity Diary)
Please use the Discovery Chart to record a few days of blood glucose readings, food, insulin, tablet doses and any activity you do. This will help you understand how your treatment is working to control your blood glucose levels and what effects food and activity have on these levels. If your blood glucose levels are not being controlled and you want advice, please contact the surgery.
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