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Blood tests at the L&D

The Outpatients blood test service is located on the 1st Floor of the hospital’s Outpatients Department, in zones B and C.

This service is for patients who are given a blood form from a hospital doctor or nurse only.

The following patients will also be able to use the outpatient service at the hospital:

  1. Zone C – Patients who require non-emergency patient transport or patients who have reduced mobility issues.
  2. Zone C –  Patients requiring special blood tests i.e. booked GTT, T spots or blood tests for the Kennedy Galton Centre.
  3. Zone B – Anticoagulation patients who are booked to see the specialist nurses in the anticoagulation clinics.

Phlebotomy outpatient is a walk-in service and you will need to take a ticket in the waiting areas in outpatients Zone B and C and wait for your number to be called. This service operates Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm. Please note, the last ticket for a blood test is at 4.15pm

Blood forms which has been given by a GP surgery will not be taken at Luton and Dunstable University Hospital. 

All patients over 13 years old will need to attend the phlebotomy service at Arndale House in Luton shopping mall. Click here for information on this service.

Children aged 12 and under, and those under the age of 18 with special education needs and disabilities 

Please book an appointment with children’s outpatients department, located in main hospital block on the ground floor or call 01582 497224.

The appointment phone line is available Monday to Friday 8am – 10am and 4pm to 5pm.

From Monday 1 November 2021 additional appointment systems will be introduced. There will be a number of ways to book an appointment including:

1. Using the online booking service (available 24/7). Patients will need to register online: https://www.lutonpaediatrics.sangix.co.uk
2. The automated telephone booking service (available 24/7). The telephone number is: 01582 320201
3. By speaking to our Paediatric team on 01582 497224, particularly if your child has additional needs, or those with special requests such as fasting, genetics and hormone tests. Monday to Friday, 8am to 4pm.

When booking the appointment, please register with your child’s details.

Please click here to view our phlebotomy leaflet