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Blood Tests

Important information for patients requiring blood tests in the Southend area.

SOUTHEND HOSPITAL 

The phlebotomy service (blood tests) for Southend Hospital is based at two clinic locations.  

1.     For patients attending Outpatient Clinics who require urgent tests, same day queue or time sensitive tests (as specified by their clinician) please use the Phlebotomy Clinic located in theOutpatients Department accessed via the main entrance to the Tower Block. 

  • It can be access via the main entrance to the Tower Block. 
  • This clinic is open 08.00 - 15.40 Monday to Friday.  

2.     If your test is non-urgent please book your test at the Phlebotomy Clinic based at Fair Havens Hospice, 226 Priory Crescent, SS2 6PR. This clinic is by appointment only.  

3.     A Saturday morning clinic operates for pre booked appointments in the Phlebotomy Clinic located in the Outpatients Department accessed via the main entrance to the Tower Block. If you require a blood test, please read on for further information or visit www.swiftqueue.co.uk or telephone 01702 746065.  

Please do not attend if you have symptoms of COVID-19 and please ensure that you arrive no more than 5 minutes prior to your appointment time to ensure social distancing measures can be adhered to and unnecessary queues avoided.   

We apologise for the recent relocation of clinics. It is due to the pandemic, its impact on different sites and minimising risk to our patients and staff.  

SOUTHEND AREA CLINICS 

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic and in order to maintain the safety of our staff and patients, several of our clinics have closed. If you still require a blood test, please check your booking and if necessary, rebook at another clinic.  

The following Southend Phlebotomy Clinic Locations are closed: Southend Medical Centre, Thorpedene, Eastwood Road, Hockley, Rayleigh, Hadleigh, Kent Elms Corner, Leigh PCT and Great Wakering.  

For blood test patients in the Southend area the following clinics are available:  

  • Leigh Primary Care Centre 
  • Valkyrie Primary Care Centre on the Ground Floor    
  • The Tyrells, Benfleet  
  • The Riverside, Hullbridge  

To book your blood test online please visit: ww.swiftqueue.co.uk or telephone 01702 746065

CANVEY ISLAND CLINICS 

For all patients requiring a blood test on Canvey Island please book online for testing at: 

  • Canvey Primary Care Centre (Canvey Paddocks) 

Sydervelt Clinic 

  To book your blood test please book online at www.swiftqueue.co.uk
or telephone 01702 746065 

We will keep all information about blood test appointments updated on our website but if you are unable to look online, please call 01702 746065

To ensure social distancing we request you do not arrive earlier than five minutes before
your appointment time. 

If you have any symptoms of Covid-19, please do not attend your appointment. 

We are very sorry for any inconvenience caused. Safety is our priority and we have been working with public health teams to minimise risk to staff and patients. 

BLOOD TESTS FOR CHILDREN

IMPORTANT PATIENT AND FAMILY INFORMATION FOR PAEDIATRIC BLOOD TESTS 

From Monday, 21September a paediatric patient phlebotomy clinic will be available Monday to Thursday at theSouthend Hospital Outpatients Department. 

Appointments can be made using www.swiftqueue.co.uk or telephone 01702 746065
 
To ensure social distancing we request you do not arrive earlier than five minutes before your appointment time. 
 
If you have any symptoms of Covid-19, please do not attend your appointment. 

We request that paediatric patients are only accompanied by one adult were possible.  

We are very sorry for any inconvenience caused. Safety is our priority and we have been working with public health teams to minimise risk to staff and patients  


Clinics and appointment booking lines are closed on UK public holidays.