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Balance Clinic Patients may be referred into the balance clinic by a concerned GP or by an ENT consultant as part of their assessment of the patient.
Bereavement Service The Bereavement Service is for families and friends of patients who have passed away in hospital. The service performs a variety of administrative functions following the death of a patient e.g. arranging the issue of the Medical Cause of Death Certificate and other bereavement related paperwork.
Biochemistry Lab Services Samples for Clinical Biochemistry laboratory investigations are received and processed from both General Practitioners within Primary Care and Consultant led in-patient and out-patient services within the hospitals.
Blood Tests - Phlebotomy Phlebotomists take blood, as requested by the doctor or nurse, from patients on our wards for further tests to be undertaken in the laboratory.
Booking and Scheduling The Booking and Scheduling Service operates a Trust-wide patient appointment centre that undertakes the booking and scheduling of patient contacts including community, outpatient and diagnostic appointments, admissions for inpatient and day case procedures and maintains the Trust’s Directory of Services.
Bowel Cancer Screening The NHS Bowel Cancer Screening Programme offers screening every two years to all men and women aged 60 to 74.
Breast Imaging The service is for patients who are admitted to the Trust inpatient wards and Day Services Departments and for patients attending the Emergency Departments and the Urgent Care Centre at Rochdale Infirmary.
Breast Surgery This service is for patients directly referred in by their GP for any breast related condition.
Bury Integrated MSK Service The Bury Integrated MSK Service provides a specialist opinion for all patients with musculoskeletal disorders referred by their GP. These include such conditions as neck and low back pain, shoulder disorders eg frozen shoulder/impingement, sports injuries as well as those requiring long term management and persistent pain.