From the beginning of October 2020, patients at Samuel Johnson Community Hospital will have to pre-book their appointment before attending their blood test.
Patients who have had their blood test requested by UHDB clinicians can now book themselves in for an appointment online across all of our five hospitals – using the new Swiftqueue booking system.
The Samuel Johnson phlebotomy clinic will become a booked service only from next month however and any patients who attend without having booked an appointment will not be able to be seen on the day.
Unfortunately, patients at Samuel Johnson and Sir Robert Peel Community Hospitals aren’t currently able to book themselves in through the Swiftqueue site directly but will instead have to use a separate link that will be provided to them at their appointment.
Blood tests at Sir Robert Peel can, at present, be accessed after booking online or via walk-ins, although this will also change to bookings only shortly.
Please note that this service is only for patients who have had their bloods ordered by the Trust and not for patients referred by their GP.
All patients who attend blood clinics at Samuel Johnson or Sir Robert Peel will have been provided with a leaflet containing a link to Swiftqueue.
The Trust is currently looking at introducing a QR link onto the leaflets that patients will be able to scan using their phones to make it easier for them too access Swiftqueue.
Any patients who are unable to access a computer and who have no one who can do this for them will be assisted by the nursing staff in the clinic and will continue to be seen as a walk in until an alternative method of booking has been arranged.
Royal Derby Hospital, Queen’s Hospital Burton and London Road Community Hospital patients will be able to book their tests via Swiftqueue by clicking here.