Covid Tests

Your Guide to Covid-19 Testing

Covid testing is a complicated affair these days, firstly there are all the different types of tests, then which countries need then and which don’t and on what days, so here at Dears Pharmacy we have decided to keep it simple with the name of the test, why you need and if you have anymore questions or are unsure on which to book, please drop us a line or come into one of the branches and our professional team will be able to help.

Standard PCR Testing

If you suspect that you may have Covid-19, but only mild symptoms or potential exposure to someone with Covid-19, we recommend that you book a PCR test for yours and everyone else’s safety and, in line with NHS advice, self-isolate for 7 days from when symptoms started. If you live with others you should self-isolate for 14 days from when the first person in the house became ill.

  • Same Day – results by midnight for a cost of £129 per test
  • Next day results – results by midnight the day after the test for a cost of £99 per test

Click to book this test: Book online

COVID Antibody Testing Service

Knowing whether you have protective antibodies is more important than ever. The strength of the positive line on your test can vary and some can be quite faint. but the strength of your line does correlate to the amount of antibodies in your blood and even a faint line means there are detectable levels of neutralising antibodies, giving you a 50% reduced risk of suffering severe symptoms.

Pricing: £32.95 per person

Click to book this test: Book online

Order home self-test kit: Shop now

Book a return to UK pre departure covid test – antigen test & certificate (not day 2) for a cost of £39.00: Book online

Suffering from COVID symptoms:

There is no need to call NHS 111 or to self-isolate. However, if symptoms have not improved after 14 days, contact NHS 111 online or by phone. If your symptoms worsen at any point please call 111. If you are struggling with your breathing please call 999. Tests are currently only being offered by the NHS to patients who are being admitted to hospital and some NHS frontline staff and some key workers. This leaves many people with uncertainty about the best course of action for their own health.


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