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Blood Tests

Most GP-requested blood tests are now being carried out within your GP practice.

If your GP or nurse requests you need a blood test then please arrange your appointment with your practice.

Children aged 12 and under will still go to the paediatric department at St Mary’s Hospital for their blood test. And blood tests ordered by doctors or nurses at the hospital will also take place on site.

Patients registered at Esplanade Surgery, Argyll House and Tower House can now access blood tests at Tower House Practice. Your practice will provide you with guidance for this. Please note the temporary blood test clinic in the Westridge Centre in Ryde is no longer open.

Patients registered at Cowes Medical Centre will continue to receive their blood test in St Mary’s Hospital. 

Please note the walk-in blood testing service both at St Mary’s Hospital and Ryde Health and Wellbeing Centre is no longer open.

This frequently asked questions document may help with any questions you have.

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