Surgery Closed for PLT

The surgery will be closed for PLT on Wednesday 16th September 12.30pm onwards. Surgery will open as usual at 8am on Thursday 17th September.

If you require urgent care, please call 111.

NGH NHS Trust opening times for Blood taking unit and Paediatrics


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


If you require a blood test you will need to contact the hospital to make an appointment on these numbers:


01604 523303

01604 544190


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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