Dr Shantir’s Practice

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Blood tests

North East London NHS Foundation Trust has taken over the delivery of the Community and Domicillary Phlebotomy Service from the 1st November 2017.In order to deliver an improved service with more appointments available overall, the community-based service will be delivered from fewer sites.

Blood testing services will be available from:

  • Silverthorne Medical Centre, 2 Friars Close, E4 6UN, from 8.15am to 12.30pm Monday to Friday
  • St James Health Practice, 47 St James St, Walthamstow, London E17 7NH, from 8.15am to 12.30pm Monday to Friday, with an afternoon clinic from 1.15pm to 5.30pm Monday to Friday also
  • Langthorne Health Centre, 13 Langthorne Rd, London, E11 4HX, from 8.15 to 12.30 Monday to Friday mornings

Online bookings are now available

Waltham Forest residents referred for blood tests by their GP can now book online for appointments from 16 November 2017.

If patients are unable to book their own appointment, a relative or carer can register to book on their behalf.

Walk-in appointments will continue to be available until further notice for patients who are unable, or do not wish, to pre-book an appointment.

Please note appointments cannot be pre-booked by telephone.

If you have been referred by your GP, book your blood test appointments online at;


clicking on the link next to the online booking option for the clinic you wish to attend.

If you have any feedback on the new booking process, please email [email protected]

Blood tests at home

Patients requiring their blood tests to take place in their own homes will need to be referred to the NELFT domiciliary phlebotomy team by their GP.

Blood tests for children aged 10 years and above

Please use the adult clinics listed above, with the support of a parent or a guardian

Blood tests for children aged 9 years and younger

Please visit the outpatient’s at Whipps Cross Hospital Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9.30am – 3.30pm


Please call between 11:00am and 12:00pm to enquire about your test results.

Please allow a minimum of 1 week for test results to be available.

Note that the practice has a strict policy regarding confidentiality and data protection and we will only release test results to the person to whom they relate unless that person has given prior permission for the release of this data or they are not capable of understanding the results.