The doctors take blood samples several times a week, please check online for the appointments available.There are two appointment types for blood samples online –
1/Consult and bloods 100e .Please book this appointment type if you need to see the doctor to discuss a clinical issue and think you might need bloods.
2/Blood test 60e .Please book this appointment if you have seen the GP at Harcourt health and they have advised you to book in for additional blood tests.
The samples are couriered to St. James Hospital. The results take on average a week to return to the practice.
Some tests need a fasting period beforehand, like for example a cholesterol profile sample. Please ask the doctor beforehand if this is necessary for the particular test.
Common blood tests include:
- Full blood count/iron and vitamin B levels
- Hepatitis B and C/HIV/Syphilis
- Rubella antibiodies
- Prostate antibodies
If there are other specific tests requested please ask the doctor and they can check out where best to send the samples if the local lab do not process them.
Book online at the Chatbot Box for blood tests , Wellwoman checkup, Wellman checkup or a STI check up.