Book an adult blood test

At the Royal Free London adults can have blood tests at Barnet Hospital, Chase Farm Hospital, Cheshunt Community Hospital, Edgware Community Hospital, Finchley Community Hospital and the Royal Free Hospital.

Find out about children's blood tests or read on for further information about adult blood tests at each of our hospitals.

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

If you, or someone living in the same house as you develop either of the following symptoms:

  • a new, continuous cough - this means coughing a lot for more than an hour, or three or more coughing episodes in a 24 hour period (if you usually have a cough, it may be worse than usual)
  • a high temperature - this means you feel hot to touch on your chest or back (you do not need to measure temperature)
  • loss or change to your sense of smell or taste - this means you've noticed you cannot smell or taste anything, or things smell or taste different to normal

Please stay indoors and keep away from others. Please do not go to a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital.

  1. Visit: www.111.nhs.uk/COVID-19 for advice on next steps.

  2. If you feel you cannot cope with your symptoms at home or your condition gets worse, please visit: www.111.nhs.uk/COVID-19. If you cannot get help online, please call 111.

How we are keeping you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic

To ensure social distancing, please arrive no earlier than 10 minutes before your appointment. 

When you arrive for your appointment, we will take your temperature and ask whether you or anyone in your household has symptoms of coronavirus. 

When you visit, please keep your distance from others and wear your own face covering which covers your nose and mouth. If you are not wearing one, we will give you a mask. The face covering or mask must be worn at all times while you are in hospital. You can read more about the steps we are taking to keep you safe here.

Royal Free Hospital

The blood taking service is open for urgent tests and for those patients who need to come in for a regular test such as medication monitoring. Please do not book an appointment if you do not fall into either of these categories. An appointment must be booked for all tests - you will not be able to walk-in to the hospital for your blood test. 

Please bring your confirmation text/email - you will not be able to enter the hospital without this.

Click here to book your test if your GP has referred you to have a test 

Click here to book your test if you are an outpatient and your consultant / nurse has referred you to have a test 

You can also call us to book your appointment on: 020 7443 9757. The phone line is open Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm.

 The opening hours of our clinics are:

  • Monday to Friday from 7.30am-5pm

Find out how to get to the Royal Free Hospital.

Barnet Hospital

The blood taking service at Barnet Hospital will be closed from Monday 6 April until further notice.

Jewish Jnetics / Tay Sachs testing - click here for more information.

Chase Farm Hospital

The blood taking service is open for urgent tests and for those patients who need to come in for a regular test such as medication monitoring. Please do not book an appointment if you do not fall into either of these categories. An appointment must be booked for all tests - you will not be able to walk-in to the hospital for your blood test. 

Please bring your confirmation text/email - you will not be able to enter the hospital without this.

Click here to book your test at Chase Farm Hospital.

Adult blood test clinics run at the following times:

  • Monday to Thursday: 8am-5pm
  • Friday: 8am-3.45pm

Find out how to get to Chase Farm Hospital.

Other London blood test clinics

Patients can also have their blood tests at other locations in London. Find out how to get to our other London hospitals.

Edgware Community Hospital

The adult out-patient blood taking service is open for routine tests. Please do not book an appointment at Edgware Community Hospital if you do not fall into this category. 

The adult blood taking services at Chase Farm Hospital and the Royal Free Hospital are open for urgent tests and for those patients who need to come in for a regular test such as medication monitoring. Please book your appointment by using the links above.

Click here to book your test at Edgware Community Hospital.

Adult blood test clinics run at the following times:

  • Monday to Friday (excluding bank holidays) from 9am-4:40pm

Finchley Memorial Hospital

Finchley Memorial Hospital is currently open for urgent and essential appointments only. You will need to call 020 8349 7460 to make an appointment . Please note that the online booking service is currently suspended. Blood test clinics at Finchley run Monday to Friday, 7am-3pm; the last appointment is at 2.40pm.