Blood Tests

 

Blood Test Services

**Due to Covid-19 blood test centres are by appointment only.**

CLICK HERE TO VIEW WHERE TO GO AND HOW TO BOOK A BLOOD TEST.

**PLEASE NOTE THE UPSTAIRS SURGERY OFFER LIMITED BLOOD TEST APPOINTMENTS.  ARE FOR PATIENTS WHO ARE DUE A BLOOD TEST FOR CHRONIC DISEASE MONITORING OR IF YOU ARE ON A HIGH RISK MEDICATION.  IF YOU HAVE BEEN ASKED TO BOOK A BLOOD TEST APPOINTMENT FOR ANYTHING OTHER THAN THESE REASONS YOU WILL HAVE TO CLICK ON THE LINK ABOVE TO BOOK A ROUTINE BLOOD TEST.**

You MUST take a paper copy of your blood test form with you to your blood test appointment. 

Tests requiring patients to fast overnight.

If you have been asked to fast overnight, unless specifically directed otherwise, the fasting period should be from 10pm until after the blood has been taken. During the fasting period, only water and normal medication should be taken as directed.

Labeling your own specimen containers

Please ensure specimen containers are labeled with the patient’s FIRST & LAST NAMES, DATE OF BIRTH AND GENDER. Date and time  of when the sample was collected MUST also been labelled.  Failure of samples been labelled correctly can mean that the samples are not tested at the pathology lab.

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