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WHAT IS A BLOOD TEST?

A Blood test is where a small amount of your blood is taken with a needle



WHY DO I NEED A BLOOD TEST?

You need a blood test so that your blood can be checked to see if you have an infection. The blood is checked in a place called a `laboratory`

Some people have blood test to see if their medicine is working.



WHAT HAPPENS?

For Darren’s blood test story click here



CAN I EAT BEFORE A BLOOD TEST?

Unless you have been told that you should not eat before your blood test

You are able to eat and drink what you like.



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