Tests and samples

Blood Tests

Preparing for your blood test

Prior to your blood collection please ensure that have drank plenty of water and are hydrated, that you have eaten and are warm. This can help with blood flow, making it easier to draw blood.

Urine Samples

How to take a urine sample

Faecal Samples

How to take a poo sample

The video is available in various languages at Using your bowel cancer screening kit on Vimeo

The kits supplied by Lifeboat Quay Medical Centre are provided in an envelope, rather than a box, with an instruction leaflet, sample tube and plastic bag.

Please try to take and return your sample within a week.