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)

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.

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.

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.

Cheshunt Community Hospital

There is a walk-in clinic at Cheshunt from Monday to Friday, 8am-3.30pm. Please note that doors may close early if there are too many patients waiting. This service is for patients registered with a Hertfordshire GP. Call 01992 622157 for details.

Edgware Community Hospital

From Monday 30 March, our clinic at Edgware Community Hospital will be closed until further notice. If you have a blood test booked and are affected by this closure, we will contact you directly by text or phone.

Finchley Memorial Hospital

Book an online appointment at Finchley Memorial Hospital or call 020 8349 7460 to make an appointment. Clinics at Finchley run Monday to Friday, 7am-2pm, the last appointment is at 1.45pm.