Please do not ask patients to visit the practice to collect their phlebotomy forms, practices must only send phlebotomy requests via SunQuest.
A September update for GPs is now available.
The CCG have been notified of a rising number of requests from hospital clinics asking GPs to arrange blood tests for patients still under active follow-up in secondary care.
An update on available capacity and booking appointments via UCLH’s MyCare.
Additional capacity now available at Evergreen Surgery.
Guidance on how to request tests whilst working remotely.
Please encourage patients to use Hunter Street (UCLH) and Holloway Community Health Centre (Whittington) for routine and urgent bloods.
With additional capacity at Edgware Community Hospital from 30 July, GPs whose patients use Royal Free sites for phlebotomy can now request routine pathology.
Guidance with detail on recommended social distancing, self-isolation and testing measures in relation to elective treatment and diagnostic procedures.
Whittington Health increases capacity to help clear backlog.
Responses to questions with detail on services, bookings and future capacity.
GP guidance that phlebotomy services are for urgent and essential bloods only is unchanged.