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Children's blood tests at Barnet Hospital

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

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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 Barnet Hospital runs at the following times:

  • Monday am 09:00-11.30
  • Tuesday pm 14:00-16:30
  • Wednesday pm 14:00-16:30
  • Thursday pm 14:00-16:30
  • Friday pm 13:30-16:30

After checking in with the reception team and giving them your child's name, details, and their blood test forms or request labels, please take a seat. You will be called for your blood test by the nurse when it is your turn.

Young people between the ages of 11 and 16 are seen in the general out-patients area and 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. Find out about blood tests for adults.

If you encounter any difficulties booking an appointment please call 020 8216 5192 or 020 8216 4933.

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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

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:

  • Tuesday 09:00-16:30
  • Wednesday 09:00-16:30
  • Friday pm 09:00-16:30

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.

If you encounter any difficulties booking an appointment please call 020 8216 5192 or 020 8216 4933. 

Children's blood tests at Edgware Community Hospital

Appointments can be made for children under 10 who need a blood test at Edgware Community Hospital by calling 020 3758 2410. Children below the age of 11 are seen by appointment only. Older children between the ages of 11 and 16 need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Parents must complete a consent form if they are not the adult accompanying their child for the blood test.

The children's blood clinic is open every Monday from 1.30-5pm.

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Children's blood tests at the Royal Free Hospital

There is a children's blood test clinic at the Royal Free Hospital for children and teenagers from 0 to 16 years old. The clinic is open from 9am – 12.30pm and 1.30pm – 4pm Monday to Friday (excluding Bank holidays). No appointment is necessary.

We work on a first come first served basis and at times can be extremely busy. We always aim to see you as soon as possible and apologise in advance for any waiting you may experience. 
Please do be patient with us; we will see you as soon as we are able.

Please go to the paediatric out-patient department at the Royal Free Hospital. The paediatric clinic is situated in clinic one, on the first floor of the hospital. The nearest lifts are the Pond Street lifts, by the main reception.

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