Blood tests

 

Community-based sessions – GP surgeries

The Trust’s phlebotomists supports phlebotomy services in virtually every GP practice within east and north Hertfordshire – 44 in total. If you need a blood test, you may find it easier and quicker to contact your local surgery to find out when phlebotomy sessions are held there.

 

Community-based sessions – walk-in (i.e. no appointment needed)

No appointments are needed to attend these phlebotomy sessions:

Hoddesdon

Hoddesdon health centre

  • Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 2.00pm (excluding bank holidays)

Ware

Bowling Road health centre

  • Monday, 1.30 to 3.45pm (excluding bank holidays)
  • Wednesday, 8.30 to 12.00pm
  • Friday, 8.30am to 12.00pm (excluding bank holidays)

 

Community-based sessions – appointment only

Appointments are needed to attend these phlebotomy sessions:

Baldock

Park Drive health centre (by appointment only and then through Baldock and Letchworth GP surgeries)

  • Tuesday, 9.00am to 12.00pm
  • Wednesday, 1.30 to 3.30pm
  • Thursday, 9.00am to 12.00pm

Hitchin

Bedford Road health centre (by appointment only and then through just the following Hitchin GP surgeries: Marshall House, Orford Lodge, Portmill and Regal Chambers)

  • Tuesday , 8.00am to 4.30pm

Stevenage

Danestrete clinic (by appointment only – appointments are made normally directly by nurses with patients attending anti-coagulation clinics)

  • Mondays only,  8.30 to 11.45am (excluding bank holidays)

Waltham Cross

Stanhope Road health centre (by appointment only, but through the health centre itself – 01992 818500)

  • Monday to Friday , 8.30am to 12pm (excluding bank holidays)

 

Main hospital-based sessions – walk-in

No appointments are needed to attend any of these phlebotomy sessions:

Hertford County hospital

  • Monday to Friday, 8.00am to 3.45pm (excluding bank holidays)

Lister hospital

  • Monday to Friday, 8.00am to 5.30pm (excluding bank holidays)
  • Saturday, 8.45am to 12.45pm

New QEII hospital

  • Monday to Thursday, 8.00am to 5.30pm (excluding bank holidays)
  • Friday, 8.00am to 5.00pm (excluding bank holidays)
  • Saturday, 9.00am to 12.00pm

 

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Useful Info

Further information and general enquiries

Where your questions cannot be answered by contacting your local GP surgery or health centre, the main hospital phlebotomy departments at Hertford County, Lister and New QEII hospitals can be contacted during the opening hours listed on this page only.

These departments are usually very busy, so please try and get information through your local GP surgery or health centre first, if at all possible. Should you still need to contact the hospitals, then please use the numbers below:

 

  • Hertford County 01438 314 333 – listen to the automated menu and select option one; then dial in ext. 3200 when prompted.
  • Lister 01438 314 333 – listen to the automated menu and select option two; then dial in ext. 5229 when prompted.
  • New QEII 01438 314 333 – listen to the automated menu and select option one; then dial in ext. 4964 when prompted.

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