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We recommend watching our instructional videos all the way through before you begin, which you can find by clicking the relevant links below:

Vitamin D Rapid Test

Iron (ferritin) Deficiency

TSH (Thyroid Stimulating Hormone) Rapid Test

Bowel Health Rapid Test

Stomach Ulcer (H. Pylori) Rapid Test

Sperm Concentration

These videos will help you feel more confident when collecting your sample and helps to ensure that you get accurate results.

If your test requires a blood sample collection, we recommend following the ‘top tips’ and instructions carefully to avoid any discomfort. To collect your blood sample, you will use a lancet to make a small puncture on your skin. This can be daunting if you have never done this type of test before.

We recommend watching our instructional videos all the way through before you begin, which you can find by clicking the relevant links below:

Vitamin D Rapid Test

Iron (ferritin) Deficiency

TSH (Thyroid Stimulating Hormone) Rapid Test

By following our expert guidance, you'll be able to collect your sample with ease.

The capillary blood dropper /pipette is contained within the pouch alongside the test cassette.

Choose a clean and clear surface area to collect your sample. Wash your hands thoroughly with soap and rinse with warm water. To view our ‘How-to' videos, including top tips for preparing for your blood collection, follow the links below.

Vitamin D Rapid Test

Iron (ferritin) Deficiency

TSH (Thyroid Stimulating Hormone) Rapid Test

We recommend using your middle or ring finger. To learn how to collect your sample for your test, check out our helpful instructional videos and top tips! Simply click on the appropriate link below, based on the type of test you are taking:

Vitamin D Rapid Test

Iron (ferritin) Deficiency

TSH (Thyroid Stimulating Hormone) Rapid Test

By following our expert guidance, you'll be able to collect your sample with ease.

There is no requirement for you to fast before collecting your sample.

Collecting a semen sample requires masturbation, so the process may be awkward for some individuals but not painful. If you have any concerns or experience significant discomfort, it's recommended to consult a healthcare professional.

Collecting a stool sample involves using a collection device, such as a stool catcher, to collect a small amount of stool from the toilet. In some cases, individuals might find the process embarrassing or awkward but you shouldn't experience any pain. If you have any concerns or experiences, it's recommended to consult a healthcare professional.

This can vary on the type of test kit you have selected. Please refer to the 'Instructions for Use' Leaflet for further information in your test kit.

If you are unable to collect enough sample for a self-test kit or experience issues during the collection process, it's recommended to consult the instructions provided with the kit. In some cases, it may be necessary to repeat the collection process using a new kit.

It's important to follow the instructions provided with the test kit carefully. To learn how to collect your sample for your test, check out our helpful instructional videos and top tips, which can be found by clicking on the links below:

Vitamin D Rapid Test

Iron (ferritin) Deficiency

TSH (Thyroid Stimulating Hormone) Rapid Test

Bowel Health Rapid Test

Stomach Ulcer (H. Pylori) Rapid Test

Sperm Concentration

By following our expert guidance, you'll be able to collect your sample with ease.

The majority of our self-test kits are exclusively intended for individuals aged 18 and above. However, our Bowel Health Rapid Test is an exception, as it can be conducted by individuals of any age but must be overseen by an adult aged 18 or older.

Lancets are designed to be used once and then disposed of in a safe way in accordance with local regulations. More information can be found on the NHS website : How should I dispose of used needles or sharps? - NHS (www.nhs.uk).