Phlebotomy/Blood Tests

Last updated19 Jun 2020 11:56
Phlebotomy/Blood Tests

Main Address

  • Whittington Hospital
    5th Floor, K Block
    Magdala Avenue
    London N19 5NF
 To ensure social distancing is possible, this is currently an appointment only service for all patients.
If your GP has referred you for a blood test, they will make an appoint on your behalf.
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.
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 the Phlebotomy manager, Daniel Ayettey on 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

Opening Hours

Monday to Friday
 9am to 4.30pm

General Enquiries

020 7288 5775/5776
Page last updated: 20 Mar 2014
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