King George Hospital test centre
COVID-19 Local Testing Programme
King George Hospital
Please attend within the specified time slot only and at the relevant swabbing station indicated to you at the time of arranging your appointment (either one or two).
Visiting our test centre
To avoid risk of cross-contamination, our testing centre operates as a drive-through service only.
1) When you arrive at the entrance to King George Hospital on Barley Lane, follow the road towards the main entrance.
2) Continue right - look out for A4 signs labelled ‘ST’ on a blue background attached to lampposts that will help to guide you.
3) Join the queue for either swab station one. A member of staff will come to your vehicle to undertake the swab Do not exit the car at any point whilst on site.
Please park with your handbrake on and turn your engine off and also turn off any in-car entertainment. Toilet facilities are not available.
Details about your test
The test you will receive is a throat and nose swab test. You will not be required to leave the car to take this test
After your test
It is important while you are waiting for your test and then your results that you stay at home and continue to follow the government guidelines for self-isolation throughout this process.