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Blood Tests

NOTICE: Parents/Guardians

Please note we are no longer able to administer numbing cream or spray.

If your child requires the cream or spray, you will need to obtain a prescription from their GP and apply it prior to the blood test.

ALL blood test appointments in central Chelmsford, are carried out at Christchurch United Reformed Church, London Road.  The blood testing service is located in the Farthing Centre building to the rear of the Church.

The Appointment line booking number is
01245 516963

THE APPOINTMENT BOOKING LINE ITSELF IS CURRENTLY OPEN:

9am – 12pm and 2pm – 4pm

MONDAY to FRIDAY, excluding bank holidays


 

Christchurch Reform Church
Christchurch Reform Church

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Christchurch United Reformed Church

164 New London Road,
Chelmsford, Essex CM2 0AW

There is Free Car Parking available at this site.

To access the car park, you will need to turn off New London Road (B1007) into Lower Anchor Street. Turn left towards Bradford Street, the car park is located at the end of this road, straight ahead of you.

The Farthing Centre building is directly to the right of you as you enter the car park, proceeding through the main entrance door, turn to your left into the hall, which is clearly sign posted.

STRICTLY BY APPOINTMENT ONLY,
NO Walk-ins

The Appointment line booking number is
01245 516963

THE APPOINTMENT BOOKING LINE ITSELF IS CURRENTLY OPEN:

9am – 12pm and 2pm – 4pm

MONDAY to FRIDAY, excluding bank holidays

Phlebotomy services are available at:

Broomfield Hospital
Level 1
Area 110
Chelmsford
Essex
CM17ET

Pay and Display Parking

Monday - 07.00 - 18.00
Tuesday - 07.00 - 18.00
Wednesday - 07.00 - 18.00
Thursday - 07.00 - 18.00
Friday - 07.00 - 18.00

No bookable appointments available / walk in only

Monday-Friday, excluding bank holidays

Glucose Tolerance Testing appointments at Broomfield Hospital will still be available on Wednesdays and Thursdays, please ring 01245 516963 to book an appointment.


Christchurch United Reformed Church 

164 New London Road
Chelmsford
Essex
CM2 0AW

Free Parking Available

Monday - 07.15 - 12.45
Tuesday - 07.15 - 12.45 
Wednesday - 07.15 - 12.00 and
13.00 - 15.45
Thursday - 07.15 - 12.45
Friday - 07.15 - 12.45

Monday-Friday, excluding bank holidays

STRICTLY BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

UNFORTUNATELY WE CANNOT PROVIDE BLOOD TESTS TO CHILDREN UNDER 16 YEARS OLD       

No walk-ins, free parking available

The appointment line booking number is 01245 516963

The opening hours for the phone line are as follows:

9am – 12pm and 2pm – 4pm

MONDAY to FRIDAY, excluding bank holidays.

Please Note: Unfortunately unforeseen circumstances can occasionally result in temporary closures to the service.


St Michael’s Hospital
Rayne Road
Braintree
Essex
CM7 2QU

Limited Free Parking Available

Monday - 07.00 - 16.00
Tuesday - 07.00 - 16.00
Wednesday - 07.00 - 16.00
Thursday - 07.00 - 16.00
Friday - 07.00 - 15.35

Monday-Friday, excluding bank holidays

No Appointments Available / Walk in only

No children under 16 before 8am and children will no longer be bled after 3pm

Please be aware that if the site is very busy, tickets may have to be withdrawn before the advertised closing time. This is to allow the phlebotomists to treat the patients already waiting in a safe and professional manner. 


St Peter’s Hospital
Spital Road
Maldon
Essex
CM96EG

Limited Free Parking Available

Monday - 07.00 - 15.00 
Tuesday - 07.00 - 15.00 
Wednesday - 07.00 - 15.00 
Thursday - 07.00 - 15.00 
Friday - 07.00 - 15.00

Monday-Friday, excluding bank holidays

PLEASE NOTE: From Monday 3rd September 2018, the Phlebotomy opening times at St Peter's, Maldon, have changed to 07:00 - 15:00.

No Appointments Available / Walk in only

Please note, children will only be seen between 9am and 3pm.

Please be aware that if the site is very busy, tickets may have to be withdrawn before the advertised closing time. This is to allow the phlebotomists to treat the patients already waiting in a safe and professional manner.


All locations are closed for blood test on Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays.

Patients referred to the Trust for blood tests by their GP or another health professional can attend any of the phlebotomy areas at the sites shown.

All centres, except Christchurch, are walk-in. Christchurch is STRICTLY APPOINTMENT ONLY. The phlebotomy areas are particularly busy when they first open, so you are advised to attend after 10am if possible, when the waiting time is normally less.

For further information please ring the Phlebotomy information line on 01245 513150.

This includes guidance for fasting patients and those requiring a glucose tolerance test.

Homocystein, lupus thrombophillia screen and some other special blood tests can only be performed at Broomfield hospital.