COVID Testing

Home COVID Testing
  • COVID Testing is self performed each day (except Sundays) before 10am and tests are picked up at 10:30am from Kirby Chemist 53 High St. Teddington TW11 8HD. You must be able to drop the completed test off to this location. 
  • Test kits are sent to home address prior to the test and testing is self administered, under guidance from a video guide which can be viewed here
  • Please watch the video guide before booking your test which explains, how to book, how your kit will arrive and how to do the test and drop it off on the day of the test. Test results are same day via text and subsequent email. 
  • All queries to covidtest@privategp.org

 

COVID-19 Travel Testing information - UKAS Accredited Private Provider

Please visit the Government Website for detailed information, all prices include VAT

We are local to Teddington, Richmond-upon-Thames, Kingston-upon-Thames and Twickenham

Covid Govt Travel trafiic light system

 

 

Book a Day 2 test
£125 Green country list
   Book a Day 2 test
(fully vaccinated)
£125 Amber country list
   Book a Day 2 & 8 test
£250 Amber country list
  Book a Day 5 test
£125 Test to release
  Book a Fit to Fly test
£125 Leaving the UK

 

Leaving the UK

Fit to Fly - £125 - book online

Entering the UK

Day 2 - Testing GREEN COUNTRIES - includes specialist genomic sequencing required by UK government - £125 book online

Day 2 - Testing AMBER COUNTRIES (fully vaccinated) - £125 book online

Day 2 and 8 Testing AMBER COUNTRIES - £250 book online

Test-to-release Day 5 Test, cut your quarantine in half AMBER COUNTRIES - £125 book online

 

Green list countries

Step 1: 

Before travel to England

Before you travel to England you must:

On arrival in England

  • You must take a COVID-19 test on or before day 2 after you arrive.
  • You do not need to quarantine unless the test result is positive.
  • You must follow these rules even if you have been vaccinated.
  • You must self-isolate if NHS Test & Trace informs you that you travelled to England with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19.

Amber list countries

What you must do if you have been in an amber country or territory in the 10 days before you arrive in England.

  • You should not travel to amber list countries or territories for leisure purposes.

Before travel to England

Before you travel to England you must:

  • take a COVID-19 test
  • book and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 travel tests - to be taken after arrival in England
  • complete a passenger locator form

On arrival in England

On arrival in England you must:

  • quarantine at home or in the place you are staying for 10 days
  • take a COVID-19 test on or before day 2 and on or after day 8

Read about quarantine and taking COVID-19 tests.

  • You must follow these rules even if you have been vaccinated.
  • You may be able to end quarantine early if you also pay for a  DAY 5 ‘Test to Release’ Test.

Fully vaccinated Amber List Arrivals
Amber listed Arrival rules for fully vaccinated UK Residents
A full vaccination means 14 days have passed since your final dose of the vaccine,
Those fully vaccinated with an NHS-administered vaccine in the UK and are returning from an amber country will be required to complete a pre-departure test before arriving in England, alongside a PCR test on or before Day 2 and will not need to take a day 8 test or self isolate.

Red list countries and territories

What you must do if you have been in a country or territory on the red list in the 10 days before you arrive in England.

  • If you have been in a country or territory on the red list in the last 10 days you will only be allowed to enter the UK if you are a British or Irish National, or you have residence rights in the UK.
  • You should not travel to red list countries or territories for leisure purposes.

Amber listed Arrival rules for fully vaccinated UK Residents

A full vaccination means 14 days have passed since your final dose of the vaccine.

Those fully vaccinated with an NHS-administered vaccine in the UK and are returning from an amber country will be required to complete a pre-departure test before arriving in England, alongside a PCR test on or before Day 2 and will not need to take a day 8 test or self isolate.

 

Booking your test

  • Test are self administered (you do it yourself) There is a video guide to taking the test and labelling the tube and dropping it off safely
  • You can do the test any time on the morning of your test before 10am
  • Tests arrive in a sealed brown envelope that will fit through your letterbox
  • All tests are indivually labelled and are clearly labelled Day 2, 5 or Day 8.
  • All tests are performed in the mornings between 8-9.30am to allow same day results (courier pick up daily at 10am)
  • Only book a test if you can return the completed test to Shilpa Dave Health Kirby Chemist 53 High Street Teddington TW11 8HD by 10am on the day of your test
  • Tests not returned same day by 10am will be processed next day
  • Due to high volumes dedicated courier pick up from your home is not possible

Step 1: Book online and complete a booking for EACH family member taking the test

  • For fit to fly tests - check with you airline and choose the appointment time that is as close to 72 hours before departure to allow as much time as possible for test result to come back
  • For Day 2 tests Choose the appointment day that is day 0 - 2 of your arrival back in UK 
  • Day 2 and 8 tests choose and appointment date and time for the first test that is day 0-2 of your arrival back in UK are booked as a package of tests
  • Complete ALL fields required on the booking page
  • If you are booking a Day 5 test as well as a Day 2 & 8 you will need to complete the booking process twice

Step 2: Taking the test

  • Follow the video guide 
  • Complete the test and label the test tube carefully and completely 
  • Return the sealed and completed test to Kirby Chemist 53 High St Teddington TW11 8HD before 10am - click here for directions

Step 3: Test results

  • These will be sent to you initially via text the same day typically within 24 hours
  • A test certificate will follow the next day
  • If the test is negative you are released from quarantine immediately on receipt of the text message

 

Book a Day 2 test
£125 Green country list
   Book a Day 2 test
(fully vaccinated)
£125 Amber country list
   Book a Day 2 & 8 test
£250 Amber country list
  Book a Day 5 test
£125 Test to release
  Book a Fit to Fly test
£125 Leaving the UK

 

Note: If you have a test in the morning we will often have it back by the end of the day. Otherwise we advise to allow 24 hours.

If it is fit to fly please allow as much time as you can.

We use external laboratories for all PCR, Fit-to-Fly and Test-to-Release tests and have no control over their processing times once we have couriered your sample.

Laboratories may also need to sometimes repeat tests which could impact upon the time you receive your test.

Whilst we will do our very best to ensure your result is returned on time, Dr. Shilpa Dave is unable to accept liability or provide any compensation for costs you may incur due to delayed results.

Contact Us

Dr Shilpa Davé Health

Private General Practice
C/O Kirby Chemist
53 High St Teddington, TW11 8HD

0203 303 0326

pa@privategp.org

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Clinic Times

  • Monday - Friday 9am-6pm
    (2pm-6pm available on request)
  • Saturday 8.30am-12.30pm

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