Phlebotomy Service (Brighton & Hove)

The Community Phlebotomy Service provides domiciliary visits to housebound and non-housebound patients using our walk-in clinics. Patients need to be registered with a Brighton and Hove before we can take your blood.


Brighton, Hove

How To Access

Domiciliary or home visits

Our phlebotomists are available to visit from 8am-3pm. Your GP will complete a ‘Community Phlebotomy Referral Form’ which is faxed to the team. After we receive this referral you will get a call from the team to arrange your visit.

Walk-in Clinic - new hours
We are pleased to announce that from Monday 30th October 2017 the walk-in clinic at Hove Polyclinic will be open Monday – Friday from 8.30-3.30 pm (excluding Bank Holidays).

Until Monday 30th October 2017 clinic times are:
Monday to Friday 8.30am-11.30am
Monday, Wednesday and Friday 1pm-3pm

This walk-in clinic is for people over the age of 16 years who are not housebound and require tests by their GP. We are unable to take requests for children aged 16 or under. They will need to be seen at the Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital, Brighton.

Please Note:
For Fasting and Glucose Tolerance Tests it will be necessary to fast for 12 hours prior to your visit. Patients requiring a Glucose Tolerance Test will need to remain on the premises for 2 hours after the first test before being given a further test.

For all blood tests you will need to bring a blood form from your GP confirming the blood test.

On arrival at Hove Polyclinic please follow the sign for Phlebotomy, take a ticket from the machine on the wall and then wait for your number to be called.

Contact Details

Hove Polyclinic walk-in-service:
Community Phlebotomy Service
Ground Floor
Hove Polyclinic
Nevill Avenue

Correspondence address:
Community Phlebotomy Service
Brighton and Hove
D1, Brighton General Hospital
Elm Grove

Tel: 01273 265606
Fax: 01273 265607

Opening Hours

Domiciliary visits to housebound patients.
Monday to Friday 8.00am to 4.00pm - domiciliary visits to housebound patients.

Hove Polyclinic
Monday to Friday 8.30am to 11.30am
Monday, Wednesday and Friday 1pm to 3pm

From Monday 30 October, the walk-in clinic at Hove Polyclinic will be open Monday to Friday 8.30am to 3.30pm

Please note: we are not open on Bank Holidays.

How to find us

Please visit google maps for directions to our service.

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