Mayfield Clinic COVID-19 Testing Centre Reading

In need of a Same Day PCR test? Come to our walk in clinic in Reading.

Located in Berkshire or West of London and looking for a rapid turnaround PCR test? Our Reading clinic, offering same day, next day and 48hour turn around times for PCR testing could be just what you need for Fit to Fly or for the test to release scheme. Based just off the M4 we are super accessible too.

Reading COVID Testing

From £149

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Looking for a COVID-19 test in Reading? We offer same-day private PCR tests from our Reading clinic, where you can also purchase COVID tests for Day 5 test to release or fit to fly Travel PCRs.

To book a self test kit click here.

Self-test kit returns are not accepted at this location.


Collection methods

Healthcare Professional Appointment

Book Your Reading COVID Test

Self-test kits

From £49

Test at home or abroad at a time that suits you

  • UKAS accredited
  • Includes certification
  • For Travel, Day 2&8 or Test To Release

In-clinic test Reading

From £149

Be tested by one of our healthcare professionals

  • UKAS accredited
  • GMC registered doctors
  • For Travel or Test To Release

How it works: In-clinic test

Book now

Choose your COVID service at a time that suits

Pay online

Confirm your booking with card, Apple pay or Direct Debit

Visit the clinic

Our trained clinicians will collect your swab sample

Get your results

Register your kit and receive your results via email

Frequently asked questions

When you visit one of our clinics for a clinician-led test, a trained healthcare professional will collect the required sample from you. Having a trained professional take the sample reduces the risk of invalid results. Additionally, our clinicians can provide signed certification confirming your identity and that they collected the sample.

Yes, the scheme rules state that you can attend the clinic to collect a test or have a sample collected. You are also allowed to exit your isolation address to post a sample.

There are 3 outcomes of your test:

  • Positive - You are infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Please immediately follow PHE England guidance to isolate along with your household
  • Negative - You are not infected with the virus. Please continue to take sensible precautions, if you were self-isolating as an international arrival you may stop self-isolating.
  • Invalid - Occurs in 1-3% of samples. Typically (but not exclusively) this arises when insufficient human material is present on the swab sample, and is more frequent with home test kit samples. It can be mitigated by using our practitioner-led testing service. You must continue to isolate as an international arrival

Once you've collected your sample (self-test) or seen a practitioner for a sample collection, you will need to register your kit barcode according to the provided instructions. Results will be sent through to the registered email. Please check your junk mail if no results have been received at the expected time, and then contact info@mayfieldclinic.co.uk if still not resolved.

Although we seek to use the most accurate tests available, no test is 100% accurate and we are not able to guarantee a specific outcome from your COVID-19 test.

Results timelines should be treated as a guideline; they are not guaranteed and you should make plans accordingly. Please read our COVID-19 Testing Terms and Conditions and our Terms and Conditions.

Yes, once you've registered your barcode, results are sent 24/7

Please bring photo ID. If you want your passport number added to any documentation, please also bring your passport.

Address

15 Betchworth avenue

Earley

Reading

RG6 7RH

Email

info@mayfieldclinic.co.uk

Booking

Book your Reading COVID test here

What we treat

End your travel isolation by taking a PCR test on Day 5 (where Day 0 is the day of arrival back into the UK). Upon receipt of a negative result, you can end your quarantine.

All of our PCR tests include a test result that can be used for travel. This result acts as a 'Fit To Fly' certificate. By confirming your result, your identity (including a passport number), your personal details, and the time and date of the swab sample and laboratory report, we can create this official certification suitable for travel.

Confirm if you are currently carrying SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) infection by taking a PCR test. A PCR test is appropriate for identifying current infection from between day 0 (the day of first exposure) up to day 14. After day 14, an antibody test may be more suitable

Complete the Government's mandatory testing for travellers entering the UK by submitting a Day 2 and Day 8 PCR sample. Positive results from Day 2 are sent for genomic sequencing to identify the strain of the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

How it works

Select a private COVID-19 test at Mayfield Clinic Reading now. We offer a range of COVID-19 tests, from Same Day private PCR tests, to Certified Rapid Antigens. Once you've booked your Fit To Fly or Test To Release test, visit our clinic just off Wilderness Road. The COVID testing centre is located near the university making it easily accessible. A trained healthcare professional will collect your swab sample and arrange for its return to the UKAS registered lab. Once you've completed your PCR sample, register your barcode on the lab website and await the results.

What we offer

Many countries for travel now also accept certification confirming proof of recovery from COVID-19 alongside or without testing. To obtain this you can have a consultation with one of our GPs, all that you require is proof of infection within the last 6 months of SARS-CoV-2 via PCR and photo ID. Additionally, to find out whether you have had coronavirus before or have immunity after vaccination we provide antibody tests. Our customers themselves are responsible for checking the entry requirements of the destination they are travelling to and consulting government websites to make sure they are booking an accepted test type for their destination.

Why Mayfield Clinic

Due to working alongside UKAS registered labs and test providers since early on in the pandemic we have formed reliable relationships and a strong testing network across the country. This means that our testing facilities always have the capacity to cope with a high volume of tests and our alliance with the labs allows us to speedily obtain information regarding tests and result releases. Across England, Wales and Scotland, we have highly-trained clinicians who can administer COVID-19 testing- whether that is PCR or Rapid Antigen testing.

Reliable and trustworthy private PCR testing

We work with leading healthcare practitioners and maintain strong relationships with government approved, UKAS accredited labs all over the United Kingdom to ensure convenient and timely results.

Why use Mayfield Clinic's testing services?

In a crowded market for COVID testing services, three reasons why you should use Mayfield Clinic

Whilst no COVID-19 PCR testing is infallible, throughout the crisis, we've strived to ensure that we consistently deliver PCR coronavirus testing to meet the expectations of our customers. This has included using 7 different laboratories, shifting capacity as required to deliver the fasted and most reliable testing possible.

For our PCR Fit To Fly travel testing, we run daily point-to-point couriers from all of our testing sites directly to the laboratories. This differs from other services that might rely on postal services for Fit To Fly testing.

All of our COVID testing services are overseen by our advisory board of GMC registered general practitioners. Onsite testing services are delivered by General Practitioners or trained Healthcare Professionals. Testing is conducted under our UKAS ISO17025 accreditation and our CQC registration (applicable to our Oxford head office).

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