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Blood tests

Blood tests at St Mary’s hospital are now by appointment only 

The phlebotomy service (blood testing) on the Isle of Wight has changedWe no longer operate a walk in and wait system, appointments should be booked using our new online system or by calling our automated phone line.  

How to book your appointment


You will need to create an account using the link below before booking a blood test for the first time: 

Sign up for an account 

Once you have an account, you can book an appointment using the following link: 

Book a blood test appointment 


Appointments can also be made through an automated phone line. Call 01983 210 927. This line is operational 24hrs per day, 7 days a week. 

Where can I find the phlebotomy department?

Map showing the location of our blood testing service location at the North Hospital 

The closest entrance to the phlebotomy department is the North entrance and the closest parking is the North Car Park. 

GP requested blood tests 

If your GP or nurse wants you to have a blood test, please contact your practice to arrange or book an appointment. This includes GP requested blood tests such as:  

  • Routine 
  • Urgent  
  • Fasting 
  • Annual routine  

Sometimes your GP Practice may still need you to attend St Mary’s Hospital for your blood test, if so, please use the new booking system. 

Hospital requested blood tests 

All blood tests that have been requested by any of our hospital medical staff will continue to take place at the Outpatients Phlebotomy Clinic at St Mary’s Hospital. This also includes any pre-assessment blood tests, blood tests ordered by a mainland hospital, and any blood tests requested by an independent sector provider other than your GP. 

Blood tests for children 

  • All blood tests for children aged 9 and under, will be done by the Paediatric Department at St Mary's Hospital. There is no need to use the new booking service to make this appointment, please call 01983 534691. 
  • Children aged between 10 and 12 should make an appointment to attend the Outpatients Phlebotomy Clinic using the online booking system or automated phone service (children can be added to the account of a parent or guardian). 
  • GP requested blood tests for children aged 12 or over can be carried out at the GP practice. Patients under the age of 16 may be asked by their GP to come to the hospital. All appointments should be made using the online booking system or automated phone service (children can be added to the account of a parent or guardian). 

 All hospital requested blood tests will be carried out at St Mary’s Hospital. 

Contact us 

Our Phlebotomy Reception is open Monday to Friday from 7.40am to 4pm and can be contacted on: 01983 534768. Please note that patients will not be able to book an appointment by calling this number as this line is for enquiries only.  

The Outpatients Phlebotomy Clinic is currently closed on weekends and bank holidays. 

More information about the appointment booking system can be found in ourfrequently asked questions.

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