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Adult GP Phlebotomy services, a full and comprehensive Dermatology service and Sexual Health services will move to Arndale House in the centre of Luton in June 2018. Around 80 Hospital staff will move to Arndale House, including Consultants, Nurses, Health Support Workers, admin and clerical teams and other support staff.
It is planned that only one third of the total phlebotomy service will move to Arndale House; this is the adult GP phlebotomy and anticoagulation service only.
The Trust has been keen to support one of the key themes of the BLMK STP which is to provide more services in a community setting. The provision of these services in a facility which provides good access to patients also releases space on the main site to support growth in clinical services. Specifically, the space being freed up on the hospital site will support the following service improvements for patients.
Advantages of moving to Arndale house:
The Trust has a contractual commitment under the terms of the service contract from Luton Borough Council to deliver Sexual Health Services from the centre of Luton. This service will move in its entirety to Arndale House in the centre of Luton. Services will continue to be provided in designated sites across the town which can be found here.
Approximately 33% of the total phlebotomy service will move to Arndale House, this is the adult GP phlebotomy and anticoagulation service only. Approximately 12,000 bloods per month will remain on the hospital site, these include:
Implementation of a timed appointment will be introduced at Arndale House to prevent the long waits currently experienced in phlebotomy.
This service will move in its entirety to Arndale House. Consultation, diagnostics and therapeutic treatments will all be offered at Arndale House, to mirror and improve the current service. Improved access and patient facilities will be available at Arndale House.
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