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Blood Tests

If you are asked to bring in a specimen please do so before 11:00am Monday to Friday, as they are collected and taken to St. George's Hospital.
If the doctor or the Practice Nurse asks you to have a blood test you can go to any of the following clinic (No Appointments Necessary):

Adults:
St. John's Therapy Centre (SW11 1SW)Monday - Thursday (08:00 - 16:45)
Queen Mary's Hospital Roehampton (SW15 5PNMonday - Friday (08:30 - 16:45)
The Nelson Health Centre (SW20 8DA)Monday - Friday (08:00 - 19:30) Saturday (08:00 - 13:30)
(Over 16 Only) Balham Park Surgery (SW17 7AW)Monday - Friday (09:45 - 14:00) Saturday (09:00 - 11:00)
(Over 16 Only) Balham Health Centre (SW12 9HS)Monday - Friday (08:30 - 12:15) Saturday (09:00 - 12:00)
Children:
St. George's Hospital - Dragon Centre (SW17 0QT)Monday - Thursday (09:00 - 12:45 and 14:00 - 16:00)
St. John's Therapy Centre (SW11 1SW)Friday (08:00 - 12:45 and 13:30 - 16:00)
(Over 7 Years Old) The Nelson Health Centre (SW20 8DA)Monday - Friday (08:00 - 19:30) Saturday (08:00 - 13:30)

No appointments necessary.

If you have been asked to go FASTING, you need to attend in the morning, having had nothing to eat from midnight the night before. You may have a drink of water on the morning of the blood test, but not tea, coffee, fruit juice etc.

Test Results

  • Smear test results take about 6 weeks to 8 weeks.
  • Blood test results are usually available within 1 week.
  • X-rays and Ultrasound results takes about 10 days.
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