HOUSE VISITS

In December we undertook 245 house visits. This is four times as many as other local practices of a similar size. House visits take a substantial amount of doctor time.

Vitamin B12 or folate deficiency anaemia

Vitamin B12 or folate deficiency anaemia

Vitamin B12 or B9 (commonly called folate) deficiency anaemia occurs when a lack of vitamin B12 or folate causes the body to produce abnormally large red blood cells that can't function properly.