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Date: 28 November 2023
The phlebotomy service (blood testing) on the Isle of Wight has changed. We 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.
You will need to create an account using the link below before booking a blood test for the first time:
Once you have an account, you can book an appointment using the following link:
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.
The closest entrance to the phlebotomy department is the North entrance and the closest parking is the North Car Park.
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:
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.
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.
All hospital requested blood tests will be carried out at St Mary’s Hospital.
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 our frequently asked questions.