Phlebotomy - Blood Testing Clinic
To avail of this service patients must have the relevant bloods forms fully completed by the referring GP/Consultant. Bloods will not be taken without the relevant forms. This is a walk-in clinic. No appointment is necessary.
The Blood Room is located at the back of the Awbeg Suite in the Main Outpatient Department. Please take a numbered ticket from the dispenser and take seat until your ticket number is called.
The opening times are 7.30 am to 4.00pm Monday to Thursday, Friday 7.30- 3.00pm (please note last bloods are taken 15 minutes before closing time) Please note we are not open on Public Holidays.
- OPD patients for Oral GTT i.e. (Oral Glucose Tolerance Test) should be fasting for 12 hours. This test takes two hours to complete.
- Patients for Fasting Bloods e.g. Blood Glucose should be fasting for 12 hours. Only water allowed
- Patients fasting for Cholesterol/Lipids should be fasting 12-14 hours. Only water allowed.
All other queries regarding your Blood Tests should be directed to the relevant Consultant/ Secretaries before arrival to the OPD Department.