A hospital is reminding patients that its blood testing service will close due to essential work next week.

The blood testing service at Queen’s Hospital, Romford, will close on Tuesday, August 20 from 7am to 9am.

Blood tests should begin from 9am, and patients are advised not to arrive before this time.

Any patients who urgently need a blood test during this time, particularly if fasting, can find a list of alternate blood testing locations at



Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust apologises for any inconvenience this may cause.