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Blood Testing / Phlebotomy

Contact Us

Phlebotomy Department, Mater Private Network, Eccles Street,
Dublin 7, D07 WKW8
01 885 8166 Phlebotomy@materprivate.ie

Please note a referral letter is required before an appointment can be confirmed.

Phlebotomy Department, Mater Private Network, Citygate, Mahon,
Cork, T12 K199
021 601 3365 cork@materprivate.ie

Please note that a referral letter is required before an appointment can be confirmed.

Useful Information

About our services

A blood test involves taking a sample of blood for testing in a laboratory. Blood tests have a wide range of uses and are one of the most common types of medical test.

  • The phlebotomy department at Mater Private offers a walk-in service.
  • The services are available Monday - Friday from 8am - 4pm.
  • No appointment is necessary. A referral letter from your GP or consultant is required.
  • Results are sent to your GP or consultant.
  • Critical results are telephoned to the referring clinician.
  • A consultant is available in each laboratory specialty to discuss specific results if required.

COVID-19 antibody testing is available by appointment only in our phlebotomy department. 

This service is available Monday – Friday 9am – 4pm and on Saturdays from 9am – 3pm.

You can book an appointment by calling us on 01 885 8739 or by emailing covidantibodytest@materprivate.ie

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COVID-19 Antibody Test

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