Blood Tests at Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Blood Tests

The Phlebotomy Department provides a walk-in blood service to patients from Bexley and Greenwich. Patients are referred by their GP and from outpatient clinics.

We have an Phlebotomy Outpatient Departments at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Woolwich, Queen Mary’s Hospital in Sidcup and Erith Hospital. We also provide a phlebotomy service in 35 GP surgeries in Bexley and Greenwich.

Our trained phlebotomists take blood from children, from birth to 16, in specialist paediatric clinics and we also take blood from patients on the wards at QEW.

Locations and opening times

Queen Elizabeth Hospital                              

Outpatients Department (Blood Tests)          

Stadium Road, Woolwich SE18 4QH

T: 0208 836 5021

Monday to Friday: 8am - 6pm

Last admission: 5.30pm

Queen Mary’s Hospital

Outpatients Department (Blood Tests)

Frognal Avenue, Sidcup DA14 6LT

T: 0208 302 2678 Ext. 4320

Monday to Friday: 8am - 4.45pm

Erith and District Hospital

Park Crescent, Erith DA8 3EE

T: 01322 356167

Monday to Friday: 8am - 2pm


Contact details

If you have any queries concerning pathology services, opening times, where you can attend a GP practice for a blood test, or any special requirements please call the Pathology Helpdesk at QEH on 0208 836 5738 or at QMS on 0208 302 2678 ext. 4230.

Please note that the results of blood tests are only made available to the requesting doctor and cannot be given directly to a patient.

What services do we provide?

We provide a phlebotomy, testing and assessment service to local GPs, to our inpatient wards and to outpatients in the Bexley and Greenwich area.

Patients requiring a Glucose Tolerance test (GTT) should arrive between 08:00 and 09:00 only and report to reception.

Who are our services for?

At our main outpatient departments we provide a phlebotomy service for both adults and children over the age on 10.

Blood tests for children

We have worked with children’s outpatients to provide a specialised appointment-based, children’s phlebotomy service. Our clinics provide a child friendly environment, with a play specialist for distraction. Our phlebotomists have undergone specialist training to deal with children and patient feedback from these clinics has been very positive.

To make an appointment please telephone 0208 836 5053 (for Queen Elizabeth Hospital) or 0208 308 3269 (for Queen Mary’s Hospital)

How can I refer to the service?

Referrals are made via your GP or staff at QEH.

Key staff

  • Tina Curling, Support Service Manager T: 0208 836 5672
  • Terese Robbins, Phlebotomy Manager T: 0208 836 5646