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Patient reception times

TDL Patient Reception is at 76 Wimpole Street, London W1G 9RT

Monday to Friday: 7.00am –­ 7.00pm
Saturday: 7.00am – 1.00pm
Closed Sunday and public holidays
Direct line tel: 020 7307 7383


Patient Reception provides a sample collection service for patients attending at the request of their doctor/clinic.

Patients, of all ages, are welcome to attend Patient Reception, 76 Wimpole Street, London W1G 9RT for their samples to be taken. Patients need to be referred by their clinic or doctor and are required to bring a request form or letter of referral.

Appointments are only necessary if a patient needs specialised investigations or care. Instructions can be telephoned or emailed ahead of the patient’s attendance, if this is more convenient.

Sample-taking is undertaken by qualified phlebotomy staff for which a standard sample-taking fee is charged to patients. Doctors and clinics are charged for each patient.

Sample-taking services for Extended Tests and Drugs of Abuse with Chain of Custody are routinely available.

Cervical cytology, HVS and cervical swabs are not taken at Patient Reception. 

Patient Reception sample-taking services are not available in Manchester.

Updated Monday, 20 November 2023