For patients
& visitors

Male Fertility Tests and Post Vasectomy Tests (Semen Tests)

You can take your sample, which you must produce at home to either Southend or Basildon Hospital at a number of different time slots. Please ensure that you can arrive at your appointment time within the hour following sample production for Male Fertility Tests or within three hours for Post Vasectomy samples.

The appointment times run from 8.30am - 2.30pm for Male Fertility Tests, with eight appointments available daily across the sites, and Post Vasectomy Tests run from 8.00 - 3.00pm with six available appointments across the sites. 

Please click the link below to view available appointment times and to book your appointment of choice. 

Please print off, fill in and sign the document at the bottom of this and bring it with you when you make an appointment.

Clinics and appointment booking lines are closed on UK Public Holidays and weekends.

If there are difficulties producing a sample for testing or if you would like to speak to one of the team please phone the laboratory on 01702 435555 ext 7726. Please note that samples must be produced at home before the appointment time. 

Please ensure you book the correct clinic.

Male Fertility tests are for those patients that are trying to conceive and Post Vasectomy for those that have undergone a vasectomy, and no longer want to conceive.

If the incorrect test is booked, the sample will be rejected.