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  • Bereavement servicesOur bereavement office staff can provide advice on community bereavement support agencies and arrange follow up meetings with hospital staff
  • Blood testsBlood tests are used to diagnose illness and monitor treatment and phlebotomy is the procedure that removes blood from the body. The phlebotomy departments are based in out-patients.
  • Blood transfusionThe Blood transfusion service is part of the haematology department and works very closely with the clinical haematology service to provide specialist care to patients with disorders of the blood.
  • Bowel cancer screening programmesAll men and women aged 60-74 years old and registered with a GP will be automatically invited to screen for bowel cancer and will receive a 'faecal occult blood test kit' every two years.
  • Breast servicesThe Breast services unit provides a comprehensive range of surgical services across Northwick Park and Central Middlesex Hospital sites. Those diagnosed with breast cancer are treated by a multi-disciplinary team.