Regular blood testing is one of the best ways to keep track of your overall physical well-being. Getting routine blood tests at least once a year can allow you to see how your body changes over time and empower you to make informed decisions about your health. This will lead to improved blood test results and improved overall health.

Hodgson Pharmacy partners with Medichecks lab which allows us to offer a full range of services including private blood testing in Longfield, Dartford, and Gravesend.

This service is complete with easy-to-view results and advice from qualified healthcare providers at Hodgson Pharmacy.

From nutrition and hormones to diabetes and cholesterol, with everything from individual markers like hormones and vitamins, to full comprehensive health checks, Hodgson Pharmacy offers different types of blood tests to suit every individual’s needs.


Routine Blood Tests

Common lab tests include a routine blood test that your doctor is most likely to order to investigate a wide range of symptoms and conditions to determine the best treatment for your condition.

The two main components of a routine venous blood test are a haematology profile and a biochemistry profile that may measure the levels of one (or more) of the items below.

10 Important Blood Tests

·         Complete blood count

·         Basic metabolic panel

·         Comprehensive metabolic panel

·         Lipid panel

·         Thyroid panel

·         Cardiac biomarkers

·         Sexually transmitted infection testsCoagulation panel

·         DHEA-sulfate serum test

·         C-reactive protein test

Blood tests can offer a thorough snapshot of your overall health. They’re also a great for detecting disease or illness early on and seeing how well your body responds to various medical treatments. Many individuals get annual routine blood tests. Talk with your doctor to determine which blood tests you should take to ensure your optimal health.