Surgery Closed for PLT

The surgery will be closed for PLT on Wednesday 17thth March 12.30pm onwards. Surgery will open as usual at 8am on Thursday 18th March.

If you require urgent care, please call 111.


Blood Tests

The Blood taking unit has now returned to Northampton General Hospital.


If you require a blood test you can book online here

or you can call 01604 544190 or 01604 523303 between 9am & 3pm Mon- Fri

Please let us know if you have booked a test, so we can add your details to the system.


The Blood taking unit will offer appointments Monday to Friday during the following times:


Monday -Friday 8am - 4pm

Saturday 8am - 12.30pm


If you are a patient of our Maternity Unit they will make arrangements for you to have your bloods taken.


If your child requires a blood test the Blood Taking Unit at NGH will be open on Mondays from

8am-11.30am for paediatric patients only.



For a routine measurement, please utilise the upper waiting room monitor at your convenience.  Please copy us into your readings – record forms are available by the machine.  Hand to reception, or you can email with your name and date of birth to


Blood tests may be required for new (acute) problems, and if so will be authorised by the nurse you see. If a fasting test is required (check with the clinician or reception) you will need to fast for 14 hours beforehand.  However, you may drink water during this period. Diabetes and Chronic Kidney Disease – you will also need a urine test for microalbuminuria – please collect a sample pot from reception.

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