Phlebotomy Service, Luton

Please be aware that our adult services are currently affected by the coronavirus outbreak.  Please check here for the latest service information and contact details.

Luton Community Blood Services consists of, the DVT and Anticoagulant service and phlebotomy are based at Luton Treatment Centre. Please note that anyone attending the Luton Treatment must now wear a face covering. 

Community Phlebotomy team attend clinics and patient homes to take blood tests daily from 08.00 to 17.00. There are six phlebotomists within the team and we take referrals from any health care professionals. The phlebotomists and LTC HCA's also do all the venepuncture practical training for CCS Luton staff and sign them as competent once the have achieved all the set goals.

Service provided:

A high quality standard of phlebotomy provided to adult population of Luton registered with a Luton GP.

The service accepts referrals from health care professionals including:

  • Patients
  • GPs
  • Intermediate Care Services
  • Rapid Response Team
  • Macmillan Team
  • Community Matron Service
  • Community Nursing Service
  • Luton & Dunstable Hospital

The Luton Community Phlebotomy Service has 2 elements:

1. A clinic based phlebotomy service for patients registered with Luton GPs

2. A domiciliary phlebotomy service for patients registered with Luton GPs.

1.Community Phlebotomy Clinics

Who can use the service?
Residents aged 18 and over registered with GPs in the Luton area.

How to book an appointment at a Community Phlebotomy Clinic?
Please call- 0333 405 0043 between 9:00-11:00, and 13:00-16:00 during weekdays. Please note we are not accepting routine appointments at this time. 

The service is provided from:

The Luton Treatment Centre, Vestry Close, Luton LU1 1AR

Luton Treatment Centre  

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Clinic Hours

08.15 -

14.55*

11.30 -

14.55 *

09.15 -

14.55 *

11.30 -

14.55 *

08.15 -

14.55 *

 

The following clinics have been suspended from 30 March 2020 until further notice:

Marsh Farm Health Centre, Purley Centre, Luton LU3 3SR

Marsh Farm Health Centre

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Clinic Hours

09.00 -

10.50*

No clinic

No clinic

No clinic

09.00 -

10.50*

 

 

 

 

Wigmore Lane Health Centre, Wigmore Lane, Luton, Bedfordshire LU2 8BG 

Wigmore Health Centre

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Clinic Hours

09.00 -

10.50 *

No clinic

No clinic

09.00 -

10.50 *

No clinic

 

* For all the above clinics, appointments are booked in the next time slot in order only.

This is to ensure that our phlebotomist’s time is utilised effectively.

2. Luton GP Domiciliary Service
The phlebotomists will visit patients in their own homes, including residential homes.

Who can use the service?
Residents aged 18 and over registered with GPs in the Luton area and are housebound. This may be due to a physical or medical condition and can be long term or could be during an episode of short-term illness.

Domiciliary Visits 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Hours

08.00-17.00

08.00-17.00

08.00-17.00

08.00-17.00

08.00-17.00

Special instructions

No INR tests taken


How to book an appointment for a domiciliary blood test appointment?

First appointments only for this service need to be booked by the health care professional but then the patient can then book all subsequent appointments.

Please call – 0333 405 0047 between 09:00 and 15:30 weekdays

Contact details:
Luton Community Blood Service Lead
Sarah Munroe
Tel: 0333 405 0040
Email:  ccs-tr.phlebotomyluton@nhs.net

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