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Appointments

 

Fungal Scrapings

Patients with GP forms requiring fungal scrapings and testing should contact the community laboratory provider (Canterbury SCL) by phoning 0800 101 444 or 027 252 0021. Ideally all swab collections (including naso-pharyngeal swabs) should be undertaken by a GP or nurse at your medical practice to improve the patient journey. If this is not possible, please contact CSCL as above.

 

An appointment is not necessary unless you are getting any of the following:

 

Test Requirement Service Available from
Glucose tolerance test
(please see brochure below)
• No appointment required
• 1 hour stay in blood test centre
• Hagley Ave
Glucose load test • No appointment required
• 1 hour stay in blood test centre
• Hagley Ave
H. pylori/Urea test • Appointment required
• Fasting test. Please be prepared to answer questions about your medication
• 30 minute stay in blood test centre
• Hagley Ave
Mantoux testing • No appointment required
Monday, Tuesday or Friday
• Will require a second visit 48 - 72 hrs later for reading.
• Hagley Ave
Paediatric testing • Appointment required
• Anaesthesia options can be discussed when appointment made
• Hagley Ave

 

 

View Canterbury SCL Collection Centre Info

 

 

Unless mentioned above, waiting times are rarely more than 10 minutes however please set aside enough time in case of delays.

 
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