This course provides an overview of common blood tests carried out in clinical practice with a special focus on general practice. It will provide an overview of the relationship between normal physiology and disease processes. Provides guidance to interpretation of results within clinical context using a case study approach.


Course Contents


  • Full Blood Count; Haemoglobin and erythrocyte physiology. Patterns in anaemia. Iron studies.

  • Interpretation of inflammatory markers: ESR,WCC, CRP

  • Metabolic and Clinical Biochemistry

  • Hypo and hypernatraemia.

  • LFT, Albumin, ALT and association to  Liver Disease.

  • Bloods in general practice

  • Case Study Approach using clinical cases.

  • ***Limited places available

Suitable for nurses, pharmacists, paramedics and other healthcare professionals working in primary care.



The session was more than I expected”

“Delivered at the right level and pace”

“Very good knowledge and perspective of both primary and secondary care”

“ Good mix of theory and interaction”

“Covered a lot very well” “ learnt a lot”

“Answered all questions very well and demonstrated his knowledge “

“ This course has increased my knowledge/awareness/caution on prescribing co-amoxiclav and to avoid unnecessary tests.”

“ I feel more confident looking at blood results as my knowledge has increased”

“Speaker was extremely knowledgeable and pitched well"


Time : 10h00 - 16h00

CPD Hours: 6


Cost : £125 plus vat

Venue: Battersea, London

​Date: 26 November 2020

0207 692 8709

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