Blood tests in Knowsley will be by appointment only from Monday 29 June.
Knowsley Phlebotomy Service is moving from a walk-in service to a telephone appoint system to help maintain the service during this time.
Patients are encouraged to book in advance by calling the new booking line.
The new telephone booking line is 0151 676 5829 and is open between 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday.
Patients will be able to speak over the phone with an experienced member of the team, who will allocate an appointment from 29 June onwards. The phlebotomy service is delivered by North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust.
Nicola Over, Assistant Director of Operations in Knowsley said:
“The steps we’re taking will help us maintain patient safety by supporting social distancing during the coronavirus outbreak. The telephone appointment system will ensure that we can provide safe and effective care for all.”
You can find out more about the service at www.nwbh.nhs.uk/blood-testing-knowsley