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.

Hove Polyclinic

Monday – Friday from 8.30-3.30 pm (excluding Bank Holidays).

This is an appointed service only and patients cannot be seen without booking in advance.

Please phone 07342 083012 to book an appointment.

This service is for persons aged 16 years and over 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.

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 appointed 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: 07342 083012
Fax: 01273 265607

Opening Hours

Please see above for opening times.
We will be closing the clinic at 12.30pm on every second Tuesday of each month for staff training.

Please note:
On some occasions patients may be asked to come back another time due to a high level of demand on the day. We apologise in advance if this is the case.

How to find us

Please visit google maps for directions to our service.

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