Blood Tests before or after Easter bank holidays?

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My next cancer treatment will be on Tuesday 2nd April. As this is right after Easter Monday and Good Friday I can't get my blood tests done on those days. I'm wondering does anybody know whether after a bank holiday it is usual to book a blood test for the treatment day or get it done before the bank holiday on the Thursday?

Many thanks.

  • Hi Georgehouse, I would always choose the earlier date, then should anything go wrong you have a second chance and don't risk treatment delays, take care.


  • Hello  

    I fully agree with  about having the blood test early. It may also be a great idea just to check up with your team just in case they want it doing early on the Tuesday.

    Best wishes with your on going treatment - Brian.

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  •  I am having chemo on Easter Monday and have an appt for bloods on the preceding Saturday.