Phlebotomy Department (Blood Tests)
All routine blood tests are now by a pre-booked appointment only.
Appointments at all of our locations; Corby Outpatients, Isebrook Outpatients, Kettering Borough Council, Nene Park Outpatients and the *Pathology Department at Kettering General Hospital can now be booked online.
*Please beware that appointment slots at Kettering General Hospital are limited, and reserved for patients with hospital request forms, paediatric and specialist blood tests only. Patients with requests generated by their GP are asked to book at one of our other locations.
Adult Blood Tests
If you are unable to book an appointment online, please telephone one of our Blood Test Appointment Line to make an appointment.
Kettering Borough Council
Telephone: 01536 535600 between 08:00 and 16:00 (Monday - Friday).
Blood Test Appointment Line
Telephone: 01536 494411 between 09:30 and 15:00 (Monday - Friday).
Please Note: We are currently experiencing a high volume of calls and strongly recommend you use the online booking service if you can.
Further information on specialist blood test appointments including how to book can be found below.
Urgent Blood Tests
If you have been advised that your blood test is urgent and this is printed on your request form. Book your test by telephoning the appointments line on 01536 494411 between 09:30 and 15:00.
Our telephonist will endeavour to provide you with an appointment within two working days of your call.
Children's Blood Test Appointments
Should you need to book a blood test for a child, under 16 years of age, please see information regarding Children's Phlebotomy including how to book an appointment.
Glucose Tolerance Test appointments
To make an appointment for a Glucose Tolerance Test (GTT) please telephone 01536 492694 between 09:00 and 16:30 (Monday - Friday).
Specialist Blood Tests
There are some specialist blood tests that have to be taken at our Pathology Departments at Kettering General Hospital facility, including the following tests:
ACTH (Adrenocorticotophic hormone)
Anti-Thrombin / Thrombophilia
C Peptide & Insulin
Chromogranin A & B
Cryoglobulins (Before 16:00)
Gut Hormones (or Intestinal Hormones or Intestinal Polypeptides or VIP)
Heparin Assay (Xa)
Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia (HIT)
TCR Gene rearrangement studies
Von Willebrand’s Disease (VWS)
White Cell Enzymes