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Blood Taking Service (Phlebotomy)

Having a blood test

We collect blood samples from patients and send them to the pathology laboratories for analysis. In order to have a blood test, you will need a request form.

It will be of great assistance if you are able to remove your coat or jacket before entering the blood test room. When you enter the room the blood taker (phlebotomist) will ask you to confirm your name and date of birth. Your blood samples will then be collected.

The results of your blood tests will be reported directly to the person who requested your tests, usually your GP or consultant. If you have any specific questions about your investigations, please discuss them with your GP or consultant as the phlebotomist will not be able to answer these for you.


York Hospital

The blood taking service at York Hospital outpatient department is open to walk in patients between 8:00am to 5:00pm, Monday to Friday.  However we ask that patients attend the community blood taking service wherever possible - see below.


York Community Stadium

The new Community Stadium is on Kathryn Avenue, Monks Cross Drive, Huntington, YO32 9AF, which has free parking up to two hours.  Please note there is no longer a blood taking service at ASDA, Monks Cross.

Opening times
Monday to Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm.

No appointments required.


The New Selby War Memorial Hospital

Opening times
Monday to Thursday, 8:00am to 5:00pm and Friday, 8:00am to 12:00pm.

No appointments required.


Scarborough Hospital

Blood taking is in the main outpatients department, corridor B.  Patients will need to book in at the reception.

Opening times
Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm.


Bridlington Hospital

Blood taking can be found in the outpatient department.

Opening times
Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 12:00pm.

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