Phlebotomy services

Inpatient phlebotomy services

RSCH

Ward rounds start at 8am and finish at 1pm as follows:

Route 1 Chichester, Bailey, Solomon, D/Hall, C/James, Egremont, Overton, Bristol
Route 2 Vallance, Jowers, Fleming, Lister, Howard 1, Howard 2, Grant
Route 3 L12, L11, Albion, Lewes, L8T, Zone 5, AMU
Route 4 Renal, PD, Haematology, L9A
Route 5 L6A, L7A, L8AE. L8AW
The RACH has a phlebotomy service from 9am until 1pm
 

A reduced service operates at weekends, 8am to 1pm.

PRH

Ward rounds commence at 8.30am and are completed by 12.30am as follows:

Route 1 Balcombe, Pycombe, Hurstwood Park, Bolney, Clayton, Albourne, Hurstpierpoint, ITU.
Route 2 Twineham, Horsted Keynes, Ardingly, Lindfield, Newtimber, Cuckfield.

 

A limited Saturday and Sunday morning service is available between 8.30am and 10.30am. The following wards will be visited; Balcombe, Pycombe, HWP ICU, HWP Medical, HWP Surgical, PRH ITU, Albourne, Hurstpierpoint and Twineham.

This service was established on the basis that no more than 30 patients in total should require phlebotomy on Saturday, and 20 on Sunday

Outpatient phlebotomy services

RSCH

A pathology request form completed by a doctor or dentist (or a nurse acting for a named doctor or dentist) is required. GP patients should be bled either at their surgery, or for Brighton & Hove City PCT patients at Hove Polyclinic.

RSCH OPD

Patients with blood tests for BSUH consultant clinics can be bled in the RSCH Outpatient Department, Eastern Road, Brighton. Open 8am to 4.45pm Monday to Friday, no appointment needed.

Hove Polyclinic

Patients with blood tests for BSUH consultant clinics or from GP surgeries can be bled at a
walk-in clinic (no appointment necessary), open Monday to Friday 08.30 - 15.30
Paper request forms only - no electronic forms are accepted.

Dynamic function tests

Click here for information on glucose tolerance tests (GTT) and other dynamic function test appointments.

Children's appointments

At the Royal Alexandra Hospital - please phone 01273 523149 for details.

PRH

A pathology request form completed by a doctor or dentist (or a nurse acting for a named doctor or dentist) is required. GP patients should be bled at their surgery.

Patients with blood tests for BSUH consultant clinics can be bled at the phlebotomy suite on the ground floor opposite the reception desk and adjacent to Outpatients. Open 8.30am - 16.30pm Monday to Friday.

Patients should not be sent to the first floor Pathology Department for blood tests.