PCR fit to fly Test from £79
RT-PCR – FIT TO FLY TEST WITH CERTIFICATE
For adults and children, the In-store COVID-19 Testing Program (PCR) is ideal. It's not suitable for
someone with COVID-19 symptoms or for someone who suspects they may have COVID-19. A
free NHS COVID-19 examination can be accessed for those with coronavirus symptoms. Use the
This is a private service.
PLEASE NOTE: THIS SERVICE IS CURRENTLY PROVIDED BY OUR NEARBY SISTER PHARMACY (UNIVERSITY PHARMACY ) WITH CONTACT NUMBER 01273 699883.
In-House Supervised self - testing
We offer a fully assisted testing service, carried out in our private consultation room which is fully supervised by a professional pharmacist. The test sample is then take away by the courier service. Once received by the laboratory, your results and PCR certificate will be emailed directly to you within 24 hours to 48 hours.
Please determine when you need your test done. Work out the time as the test centre will issue
the test result time based on when you did the test.
Please make sure you don’t eat, drink, chew gum, smoke or brush your teeth at least 20 minutes
before you take the mouth and nasal swab test. Doing this can contaminate your sample, which
may result in it needing a retest and therefore, delaying your result.
It is NON REFUNDABLE – so if the transit for your test has taken longer or there is an issue at the test centre, as we are independent of both entities, we cannot be liable for any late results.
We will ensure that your test results get sent off to the lab to reach them by 9.30 to 10 am.
Subject to availability. Please call us for further information.
All tests are pre-booked by appointment only please call 01273 699883 for further details.
If you're going overseas, before ordering a test, please review the COVID test criteria stated by
your travel destination and/or airline carrier. Results can usually be obtained within 48 hours
Tests reaching the lab before 9.30am will be processed generally, giving results between 5pm
and midnight that day, but can take longer if any issues at the lab or tests not received on time,
thus give up 48 hours to receive your test results via email.
A polymerase chain reaction test (PCR) is performed to detect genetic material from a specific organism, such as a virus.
The test is carried out in a private consultation room and is supervised by a professional pharmacist who will guide you through the correct procedure. The test is quick and simple to use and involves just a swap at the back of the throat and nose.
The tests have 100% specificity and 98% sensitivity making them highly reliable. We use an FDA approved kit, and all samples are processed at a GCLP laboratory which features on the Government website which lists recommended and approved testing laboratories.
Once the sample has reached the laboratory, results will be available within 24 hours to 48 hours
In nearly all cases results will be emailed within 24 hours however a small percentage of samples will need to be re-tested and will be available after 48 hours.
The results including the PCR certificate will be emailed directly to you.
The pharmacy is situated on the Sussex University campus. With ample free parking located directly behind the building.
The samples are sent by courier or a guaranteed next day trackable royal mail service.
PCR outbound fit to fly test £79
All we require you to bring is your Passport.