Pharmadoctor Testing Service PCR Fit to Fly
Are you fit to fly?
Planning a holiday but worried about your COVID-19 status? Many airlines and countries are now asking travellers for a Fit to Fly certificate to prove that they have had a negative COVID-19 PCR (antigen) test result in the 72 hours before arrival. If travelling from the UK, you can check the entry requirements for your destination online at gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice. The EU have introduced a new traffic light system that requires pre-flight testing for individuals departing from several ‘red list’ countries. You can view the latest travel restrictions online at https://reopen.europa.eu/en. Due to the constantly changing global environment entry requirements are subject to change, so keep checking in the weeks and days leading up to your trip.
Test for COVID-19 from the safety of your own home
Buy our COVID-19 PCR home test kit (confirming whether you currently have coronavirus) to carry out from the safety of your own home.
If you would rather like our pharmacist to carry out the test, please ask in store or call us to arrange an appointment.
The fit to fly Covid test and certificate cost
COVID-19 PCR IN HOUSE TESTING at the pharmacy: Monday to Friday £135
COVID-19 PCR HOME TEST KIT: £129
A £30 non-refundable deposit will be required when booking your appointment.
Your sample will be collected by one of our trained healthcare professionals using a nasopharyngeal (nose and throat) swab, the process should take no more than 5 minutes.
Your sample will be sent to an ISO accredited laboratory for for analysis. Once processed your results will be emailed directly to the email address provided within 24-48 hours of sample receipt to our laboratories.
PCR tests are internationally recognised as the gold standard for COVID-19 testing by World Health Organisation (WHO) and the backbone of every governments national testing program.
How does home testing work?
The test involves taking a swab from the nostrils and back of throat, which you will then need to send to a lab for analysis.
Once you've ordered your test from Maswell Park Pharmacy, you should:
Always be sure to follow all instructions included in the box. If you are travelling please check with your airline how far in advance of boarding you need to complete your test and please make sure you leave enough time for the lab to process your result as well..
Call our pharmacy today on 02087551909 to book your appointment.
PharmaDoctor is a UK Government approved testing provider, both for the Test to Release scheme and for general commercial testing. Maswell Park Pharmacy as a partner pharmacy can offer testing services under Pharmadoctors registration.