Book a child’s blood test

If you believe that your child may be at risk of having coronavirus, please do not book them a blood test appointment.

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Children's blood tests at Barnet Hospital

Children below the age of 11 are seen by appointment only in the Galaxy children’s clinic at Barnet Hospital.

The children’s blood test clinic at Barnet Hospital is open for all blood tests. 

We recommend that you book your child's blood test appointment online - Book Appointment Online

If you are unable to book an appointment online, please call 020 8216 5192 or 020 8216 4933, Monday to Friday (excluding bank holidays), 8am - 4pm. 

To keep our staff and patients as safe as possible, only one adult can accompany the child. Upon arrival in the clinic, the parent, guardian or the adult accompanying will be asked to consent that blood is taken.

The clinic runs at the following times (excluding bank holidays):

  • Monday to Friday 09:00 – 13.00

Children's blood tests at Chase Farm Hospital

Children below the age of 11 or who have special requirements are seen by appointment only in the paediatrics department at Chase Farm Hospital.

We recommend that you book your child's blood test appointment online - Book Appointment Online

If you are unable to book an appointment online, please call 020 8216 5192 or 020 8216 4933, Monday to Friday (excluding bank holidays), 8am - 4pm. 

Upon arrival in the clinic, parents, guardians or the adult accompanying your child will be asked to consent that blood is taken. If your child is being accompanied by another adult you must complete a consent form in advance.

The children's blood test clinic at Chase Farm Hospital runs at the following times (excluding bank holdiays):

  • Tuesday 09:00 - 12:50
  • Wednesday 09:00 - 14:00
  • Thursday 09:00 - 15:30
  • Friday 09:00 - 12:40

Young people between the ages of 11 and 16 are seen by appointment only in the blood test unit at Chase Farm Hospital. They need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian. If the young person is being accompanied by another adult, a parent or guardian must complete a consent form. Upon arrival in the clinic, parents, guardians or the accompanying adult will be asked to consent that blood is taken. Find out about blood tests for adults.

Children's blood tests at the Royal Free Hospital

Children below the age of 16 are seen by appointment only at the Royal Free Hospital. We do not offer a walk-in service and will not be able to carry out a blood test without a pre-booked appointment.  

Please book your child's blood test appointment online - book appointment online

If you are unable to book an appointment online, please call 020 7794 0500 ext. 33578, Monday to Friday (excluding bank holidays), 9am - 5pm.  

Our phones lines are very busy at the moment and waiting times are longer than usual. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.  

Please bring the blood test request form GP forms with you. Your child's GP will be able to provide the form. Without this, we will not be able to perform the blood test and the appointment will need to rescheduled.  

Please bring the appointment confirmation text / email with you – you will not be able to enter the hospital without this.  

To keep our staff and patients as safe as possible, only one adult can accompany the child. Upon arrival, the parent, guardian, or the adult accompanying will be asked to consent for blood to be taken.  

If you are concerned that you or your child is COVID positive, please do not attend the hospital. Please call us on the above number as the appointment may need to be rescheduled.  

The children's blood test clinic at Royal Free Hospital runs on (excluding bank holidays):  

  • Tuesday to Friday 08:45 – 17:30  

Self-referrals are not accepted, it must be from a GP or another clinician.