Lateral flow test for travel (rapid antigen)

Cost: £39 Monday and Friday – 8.00am till 1.30pm; Tuesday to Thursday 8am till 2.30pm and Saturday – 8am till (PLEASE NOTE: these times come into effect from Saturday 9th July)

This test provides same day test results using the lateral flow test (also known as the rapid antigen test) to check for Covid-19, now accepted by some countries and airlines.

Please check with the airline and the destination country before requesting this type of test.

Tests are available throughout the day Monday to Sunday. Your results will be sent to you on the same day.

How it works

  1. Payment will be collected on arrival at our test site.
  2. Our swab practitioner will carry out the test while you remain safely seated in your car.
  3. Your swab sample is tested on site.
  4. Test results are emailed to you the same day.

Please do not eat/drink anything or chew gum at least 30 minutes before having your swab taken.

The tests we use

Our Flowflex rapid tests are made by the company Acon Biotech. They are WHO and Government recommended and have a specificity of 99.5% and sensitivity of 97.1%.

What if you test positive

Immediately isolate yourself to prevent spreading the virus. Contact the NHS on 111 to get advice on what to do next.

What your result document shows

  • Our clinic name and address
  • Your name and date of birth
  • Date and time the swab was taken
  • Passport number
  • The brand name of the test used
  • Doctor’s signature and stamp