If your bloods have been requested by your GP then your blood samples can be taken at the Surgery, please contact reception to book an appointment. We offer clinics every morning Monday to Friday
If your blood tests have been requested by the Hospital then your blood samples can only be taken at the hospital:-
Colchester General Hospital
- Monday to Thursday 08:30 - 16:15
- Friday 08:30 – 15:45
Essex County Hospital
Wherever you are having the test done, please remember to bring your blood test request form with you as otherwise the test cannot be done.
On line appointment booking
If you are booking an appointment via the Colchester Medical Practice Patient online access website please make sure that you book into the site where you are registered.
If you are booking an appointment online for a Blood test, a Doctor or Nurse must of requested that you need to have a blood test taken. They will then arrange a blood test form for you and it will be here on the computer ready for when you come to the appointment. If you book an appointment and it has not been requested by a clinician and no form has been organised you will not be able to have the test done and you will be required to re book at another time
Consent to receive test results and appointment reminders by SMS text message
If you would like to receive text results and appointment reminders by sms text message please click on this link.