Blood Test Appointments

Blood tests requested by your GP are no longer taken at South Wing.
The Blood tests are taken at Gilbert Hitchcock House (North Wing Hospital), Kimbolton Road, Bedford. These are for patients over 16 years of age.

  • Book an appointment online (available 24/7) and choose Bedford as your location.
  • Book an appointment via the automated phone booking line (available 24/7) 01234 607075.
  • Book an appointment at Gilbert Hitchcock House reception desk – available Monday to Friday 10:00-16:00.
  • Book an appointment by phone and speak to a receptionists – 01234 792160 available Monday to Friday 10:00-16:00.

You MUST have a paper copy of the Blood Request form with you issued by your GP.

All Phlebotomy services are closed at the weekends and Bank Holidays

Paediatric Blood Tests

Please see below for the brochures for Bedford hospital, which are a simple guide for parents. They outline the ways an appointment can be arranged for children who need a blood test, what to do if it is a fasting or genetic blood test, and how to prepare a child who is coming to Paediatrics Out Patients for their blood test. For Bedford Hospital it is children up to the age of 16 years.