Phlebotomy/Blood Tests

Phlebotomy/Blood Tests

Main Address

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


  • Monday to Friday
     9am to 4.30pm
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. appointments are necessary. Appointments are not required.
Whittington Hospital
5th Floor Outpatients Block
Magdala Avenue, London N19 5NF
Monday to Friday, 9am - 4.30pm (excluding bank holidays)
Junction Medical Practice Site 1

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

Junction Medical Practice Site 2
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, Thursday, 9 - 12.30pm
and Saturday 8.30am - 12pm

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

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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