Blood tests are by appointment with a Phlebotomist or Health Care Assistant (HCA). Please contact reception to make an appointment.
Our specimen collection service
You can collect a sterile specimen container from reception and return your specimen to us correctly labelled. Specimens must be handed in to reception by 12:45 at the latest for our same day hospital collection service. Please note that for Oakridge Surgery, the latest time for submitting samples is 10:30.
Please allow 14 days for your results to be fully processed.
Processing times differ according to what type of test you have had. All test results are viewed by your doctor and we will contact you if we need to pass on any messages. We will not contact you if your results are normal. For more information, see Patient Information: Test results.
To Check Test Results By Telephone: 01202 425588 – Select Option 3
Please telephone after 10:00 when the lines are less busy.
If a test has been arranged by the hospital you should contact the hospital for the result.