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Home blood tests | Remote STI tests from home

Our remote blood tests provide you with the key to unlocking your health without the need to see a GP. These products are designed for patients who are clear on the tests they need and don’t require advice from a GP. We provide you with convenient and safe access to a range of remote tests which you can do from the comfort of your home, in line with the NHS recommendations. Test kits are sent straight to you and have fast turnaround times by our labs to ensure we can help you put your health first.

When you buy remote blood tests from us, you can feel reassured that if you need further care, have any concerns about your results or would just like to go through them with an expert GP, you can speak to our doctors 7 days a week. You can book an online doctor appointment within 15 minutes, or you can book into one of our 18 clinics. If you require medication following your diagnosis, we can provide next-day medication delivery straight to your home. 

From lifestyle and wellbeing checks to sexual health diagnosis, simply buy a remote test online when you want it and receive it next working day. 

 

What home tests are available? 

Our home testing kits cover a range of wellness and common health complaints. Below are our most common blood tests that can all be done from home, all without the need to book a GP appointment. To find out what’s included in each remote tests, scroll down.

  • Lifestyle Test (Cholesterol and glucose)
  • Thyroid Test
  • STI Check
  • Women’s Health Test
  • Men’s Health (PSA) Test
  • Vitamin D Test
 

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Full details of what each test checks for, and the method of sample collection, is below. If you require a test that isn’t on this page, you can book an appointment with one of our doctors online or in clinic to discuss your options. 

Lifestyle Test  – Blood Sample

  • Checks cholesterol and glucose levelst

£79.00: Results in 2-3 days.  

Our lifestyle test helps us analyse the cholesterol and glucose levels. Raised levels of glucose may be an indicator of Diabetes Mellitus. Raised cholesterol levels can contribute to long term conditions such as heart disease, strokes and vascular disease. Monitoring these levels can help to guide diet and lifestyle choices. You can read about the symptoms of diabetes here.

If you require a follow up to discuss your home blood test results you may make an appointment with one of our GPs or our expert dietician.

Order a Lifestyle Test

 

Thyroid (Hormone) Test – Blood Sample

  • Free T4
  • TSH 

£89.00: Results in 2-3 days.    

The thyroid gland is found in the neck and helps regulate your metabolism, growth and development by releasing hormones into the blood. An underactive thyroid may cause symptoms of tiredness and weight gain. An overactive thyroid may cause weight loss, tiredness, changes to skin, hair and bowels.

By checking your Thyroid Function, we will measure the levels of thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) and thyroxine (T4) in the blood which will help to understand if your thyroid is functioning normally.

Order a Thyroid (Hormone) Test

 

STI Check (Male) –  Urine Sample

  • Chlamydia
  • Gonorrhoea

£69.00: Results in 2-3 days. 

Chlamydia and Gonorrhea are both bacterial STI infections that affect both men and women. They may be asymptomatic or cause symptoms of burning, stinging or discharge. Our home urine test is a simple and easy way to test for these diseases from the comfort of your own home if you have symptoms or as part of your general sexual health screening if you have no symptoms.

This test is accurate 2 weeks after your last sexual encounter or can be completed at any time if you have symptoms. You can read about the symptoms of chlamydia here, and the symptoms of Gonorrhea here.

Order a STI Check (Male)

 

STI Check (Female) –  Urine Sample

  • Chlamydia
  • Gonorrhoea

£69.00: Results in 2-3 days. 

Chlamydia and Gonorrhea are both bacterial STI infections that affect both men and women. They may be asymptomatic or cause symptoms of burning, stinging or discharge. Our home urine test is a simple and easy way to test for these diseases from the comfort of your own home if you have symptoms or as part of your general sexual health screening if you have no symptoms.

This test is accurate 2 weeks after your last sexual encounter or can be completed at any time if you have symptoms. You can read about the symptoms of chlamydia here, and the symptoms of Gonorrhea here.

Order a STI Check (Female)

 

Women’s Health (Female Hormone Profile) – Blood Sample

  • LH
  • FSH
  • Prolactin
  • Oestradiol

£109.00: Results in 2-3 days. 

The female follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) and luteinizing hormone (LH), stimulates the growth of ovarian follicles (ahead of the release of an egg) and the triggers ovulation, according. Prolactin is a hormone that enables the production of milk, whereas Oestradiol regulates the female menstrual cycle. Our female hormone profile is a quick home blood test that ensures that everything is in order.

Order a Women’s Health Check

 

Men’s Health (Prostate Profile) – Blood Sample

  • Total & Free PSA

£79.00: Results in 2-3 days. 

Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) is a protein made by the prostate gland. High PSA levels may be a sign of prostate enlargement (hypertrophy) or Prostate cancer. Our comprehensive PSA test measures the level of PSA in the blood and helps detect any abnormalities. Signs of an enlarged or cancerous prostate may include: Waking up to pass urine, poor flow/stream, dribbling at the end of passing urine and an urgent and frequent need to pass urine.

If your PSA is raised you may book an appointment with our expert GPs to discuss the result and so we may organise the necessary follow up.

Order a Men’s Health Check

 

Vitamin D – Blood Sample

  • Vitamin D

£95.00: Results in 2-3 days.    

Vitamin D helps regulate calcium levels in the blood and also has a major effect on the absorption of calcium and phosphate in the intestine – but is one of the few vitamins we risk a deficit of. It is essential to maintain healthy bones and teeth, however, the body cannot produce vitamin D itself without the help of the sun.

Our Vitamin D home blood test helps ensure that your levels are adequate and helps keep you healthy. If you are feeling tired all the time or have bone pains you may have a low Vitamin D level. If your levels are low, you can book a GP appointment to discuss Vitamin D replacement.

Order a Vitamin D Test

 

Please note all turnaround times are from receipt of the sample by the lab. We cannot guarantee turnaround times.

If you are not sure which option to choose or need to discuss your symptoms, book a 15 minute online GP video consultation.

 

How to take your sample in 3 simple steps

1. Preparing your sample

Your home blood test or STI test comes with a name label which you need to fill in. This must be correct so the lab can correctly process your sample.

2. Taking your sample

For blood test: Your home blood test kit also comes with a single-use lancet, alcohol wipe and sample tube. Instructions are in the box on how to collect the finger-prick sample. 

For urine/swab sample: Your home test kit also comes with a sample pot or package to collect the urine or swab sample. Instructions are in the box on how to collect each sample.

3. Label and send

Once you’ve collected your sample, you need to label the tube and place it in the protected packing wallet provided and seal with the security seal. After you’ve done that, pop it into the prepaid envelope and post it back to the lab.

 

Getting your tests results

When we get your results back from the lab, we’ll notify you via email. These can be securely accessed via our patient portal and we’ll explain in the email how you can access them.

If you want your results explained or would like a follow-up appointment with a GP, you can book into any of our clinics or an online doctor. 

 
Private GP Clinics near me: Birmingham City, Blackfriars, Canary Wharf, Chislehurst, Holborn, Kings Cross, Liverpool Street, London Bridge, Manchester Airport, Marylebone, Old Street, Oxford Street, Paddington, Twickenham, Victoria, Wandsworth and Waterloo or you can book a Video Appointment.