An allergy is a response or hypersensitivity to a substance that would normally be harmless but it produces a reaction in your body.
Waiting for blood tests and results can be an anxious time. If you’ve been referred by a GP for a test and don’t want to worry or wait, Nuffield Health can help. Our national network of fully accredited laboratories delivers fast, reliable results at a competitive price – wherever you are in the UK.
You may benefit from a cardiovascular risk profile if you have high risk factors for heart disease or stroke.
Our Basic Biochemistry Screen is a panel of tests that includes the essential tests of an annual check-up.
Dementia is a constant, slowly progressing loss of memory and function including attention, memory, orientation, judgment, abstract thinking, problem solving and personality.
Therapeutic drug monitoring are blood tests to measure the concentration of certain medications in your blood.
Your fitness to drive can be affected by a medical condition, by temporary illness and by the environment where you work, drive and live.
Your endocrine system is made up of all the glands in your body that produce hormones.
If you feel fatigued or generally suffer from a lack of energy, you might benefit from our Fatigue screen. This test can be purchased through our Pathology Direct service.
A food handler screen is a microscopic examination and blood screen to assist occupational health professionals, managers and other interested parties who are responsible for the management of food handlers and preventing the spread of infection.
Coeliac disease is your body’s reaction to gluten.
Haematology is the science that deals with the nature, functions, and diseases of the blood.
This is a new DNA-based blood test for Down syndrome. Harmony is more accurate than traditional tests and requires just a single blood sample from your arm. It can be performed as early as 10 weeks in pregnancy. Results are usually available within a week.
Itching (pruritus) is an unpleasant sensation causing you to respond by scratching.
This involves the surgical opening of a vein to withdraw blood.
The respiratory viral screen tests for antibodies that your body creates to neutralise viruses that may affect the organs in your body that help you breathe (your respiratory system) such as flu or the common cold.
Rheumatology is specialty devoted to the cause, development, diagnosis and treatment of rheumatic diseases which present as clinical problems involving joints, soft tissues, autoimmune diseases, vasculitis and inherited connective tissue disorders.
Sports profiles include a range of tests to assess the impact of exercise on your bodily functions and physical state.
Nuffield Health offers travel screening services to assist both pre and post-travel.
Vitamins (Vital amines) are essential substances required in small amounts for normal body function from the normal diet.
Employers may ask you to take a regular or random drugs test if you perform safety critical work such as driving, operating machinery or caring for vulnerable people.