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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's Blood Test appointments

An appointment at any of our locations, including Kettering Borough Council, can now be booked online or by phone.
 
Appointment slots at Kettering General Hospital are limited and reserved for patients with hospital request forms, paediatrics and specialist blood tests.  Patients with requests generated by their GP are asked to book at Kettering Borough Council.
 
 
 
If you are unable to book online please call the number below to book an appointment at any of our blood tests clinics.
 
Kettering General Hospital
Telephone: 01536 494411 between 9:30am and 3:00pm (Monday - Friday).
 
Kettering Borough Council
Telephone: 01536 535600 (Monday - Friday).
 

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 494494 between 9:30am and 3:00pm. 
 
Our telephonist will endeavour to provide you with an appointment within two working days of your call.

Children's Blood Test Appointments

To book a blood test for a child, under 16 years of age, please see more information in 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 9:00am and 4:30pm (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)
ADAMTS 13
Aldosterone
Ammonia NH3
Anti-Thrombin / Thrombophilia
C Peptide & Insulin
Calcitonin
Chemotheraphy
Chromogranin A & B
Cold Agglutinins
Cryoglobulins (Before 16:00)
Lupus Anticoagulant
FSHD
Gastrin
Glucagon
Gut Hormones (or Intestinal Hormones or Intestinal Polypeptides or VIP)
Heparin Assay (Xa)
Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia (HIT)
Hexokinase
Homocysteine
Insulin
Malarial Parasites
Metanephrine
Oxygen dissociation
Platelet nucleotides
Renin
TCR Gene rearrangement studies
Von Willebrand’s Disease (VWS)
White Cell Enzymes
Zinc