Phlebotomy/Blood Tests

Main Address

  • Whittington Hospital
    5th Floor, K Block
    Magdala Avenue
    London N19 5NF


  • Monday to Friday: 09:00 to 16:30

We run a number of phlebotomy clinics in the community and one in the hospital. Patients can bring a signed GP request form to any of the following clinics. No appointments are necessary.

Whittington Hospital, 5th Floor, Outpatients Block, Magdala Avenue, London N19 5NF
Monday to Friday, 9am-4.30pm (excluding bank holidays)
Dartmouth Park Surgery, 18 Dartmouth Park Hill, London NW5 1HL
Wednesday and Thursday, 9.30am-1pm

Highbury Grange Medical Practice, 1-5 Highbury Grange, London N5 2QB
Monday and Thursday, 9am-12.30pm

Islington Centre Medical Practice, 28 Laycock Street, London N1 15W
Wednesday, 9am-12.30pm and Thursday, 9-11am

The Mildmay Medical Practice, 2a Green Lanes, London N16 9NF
Wednesday, 8.30am-12noon

Northern Medical Centre, 580 Holloway Road, London N7 6LB
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 8.30am-12.30pm

Partnership Primary Care Centre, 331 Camden Road, London N7 0SL
Friday, 8.30am-12.30pm

Queenswood Medical Practice, 151 Park Road, London N8 8JD
Monday to Friday, 9am-12.30pm

The Tufnell Surgery, 244 Tufnell Park Road, London N19 5EW
Tuesday, 8.30am-12.30pm

Additional information: 
  • Fasting tests, i.e. Glucose and lipid (cholesterol) tests – patients should not have anything to eat for 12 hours before coming, however they may drink water
  • Glucose tolerance tests (GTT) – these tests need to be booked via the Diabetic clinic. Please contact 0207 288 5511
  • Fertility testing – if a progesterone has been requested by your GP please ensure that the sample is taken between day 21 and day 24 of your cycle
  • 24 hour urine collection containers are available from Specimen Reception or by calling Blood Sciences from the Phlebotomy waiting room.
  • If any problems are encountered contact Hasan Rabbani at 020 7288 3731.
Bringing samples to the laboratory

Monday to Friday and Saturday morning:
  • Blood samples – can be dropped off at Specimen Reception
  • 24 hour urine collections – These can be dropped off to a staff member at Specimen Reception
Monday to Friday
  • Semen samples – Report to the Phlebotomy reception or Porter’s room – ask staff member to call the Microbiology laboratory

General Enquiries

020 7288 5775/5776
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