GP Blood Testing
About the GP Blood Testing Service
The GP Blood Testing service is an appointment-only Clinic on the ground floor of the Hospital, just beside the main reception desk. The online appointment system for the clinic improves access to and reduces waiting times for appointments.
Information for Patients
Patients should bring a GP Request form, which should be filled out legibly and completely to include all patient details with GP name and address.
- Patients should be advised by their GP if they need to attend fasting.
- Patients for Fasting Bloods e.g., Blood Glucose should be fasting for 12 hours. Only water allowed.
- Patients for Fasting Cholesterol/Lipids should be fasting 12-14 hours. Only water allowed.
- GP patients for Oral G.T.T i.e. (Oral Glucose Tolerance Test) should be fasting for 12 hours. This test takes two hours to complete.
Please note that there are no services on Public Holidays.