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Ambrose Avenue Group Practice are very pleased to announce that from 1st May 2014 we will be offering to ALL our patients a drop in phlebotomy clinic.

The Phlebotomy Services are all changing from May 1st details as below:

  • GP Surgeries will be able to offer their own phlebotomy service if they wish to do so
  • Patients will NO LONGER be able to drop into Colchester Hospital for blood tests, this service will cease
  • The Walk in Centre will still offer a phlebotomy service but this will be limited
  • We will be organising 'DROP IN' sessions at our Tollgate site, no appointment will be necessary and Ambrose will have phlebotomy clinics for patients to book into if that is more fabourable.

Any requests for blood tests generated by a hospital doctor or hospital nurse...please attend one of the following clinics...

Colchester General Hospital
Monday - Thursday 8.30am-4.15pm
Friday 8.30am-3.45pm

Clacton Hospital
Monday 9.30am-1.30pm
Wednesday 9.30am-1.30pm
Thursday 9.30am-1.30pm

Harwich Hospital
Tuesday 8.30am-12.30pm

Essex County Hospital, Colchester
Friday 8.30am-3pm

We offer WALK IN SESSIONS at our Tollgate branch on Mondays between 9.00am and 12.30pm and on Wednesdays and Fridays between 9.00am and 2.00pm.

At our Ambrose site we offer booked appointments on Thursdays from 9.00am until 2.00pm. Enquire at Reception for further details.




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