These can be pre-booked at the surgery every morning except weekends and Thursdays.
Please contact St Helier to book a blood test as follows:-
Online at http://www.epsom-sthelier.nhs.uk/blood-tests
Or telephone on 0208 296 2000, extension 0843 or 8042.
Alternatively you can turn go to:
|St Helier Hospital||Mon - Fri||7.30am - 4.30pm|
|Sutton Hospital||Mon - Fri||8.30am - 12.30pm|
|Jubilee Health Centre||Mon - Fri||8.30am - 12.00pm|
A blood test usually involves the phlebotomist taking a blood sample from a blood vessel in your arm and the usual place for a sample is the inside of the elbow or wrist, where the veins are relatively close to the surface.
Blood samples from children (under 16) are taken at the hospital which you will need to pre-book. They are most commonly taken from the back of the hand. The child's hand will be anaesthetised (numbed) with a special cream before the sample is taken.
You can find out more about blood tests, their purpose and the way they are performed on the NHS Choices website.