Blood Tests

We partner with Nationwide to provide blood tests to help inform evidence based care.

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In many situations blood tests are not required in order to provide menopause treatment. However, there are certain situations where you might benefit from having further tests. Any tests you require will be discussed and agreed with you during your consultation.

We partner with Nationwide Pathology to conduct blood tests. Please note, this is a third-party company to Your Menopause Doctor and will charge separately for drawing your blood sample. If you require tests Dr Jayne Forrester-Paton will guide you through the process.

Please see below for indicative costs. Fees subject to change and will be agreed with you before proceeding.

Type of blood test Price Notes
Female hormone check blood test £160 A hormone check which includes LH, FSH, oestradiol, testosterone and thyroid function.
Menopause check blood test £160 This measures LH, FSH, oestradiol, prolactin and thyroid function.
Oestradiol blood test £31 An oestradiol only check which can be helpful in assessing absorption of your HRT.
Testosterone blood test £31 This test measures your testosterone level, which is important for maintaining your libido (sex drive). This is checked before starting testosterone replacement and then rechecked while you are taking it.
Vitamin D (25OH) blood test £30 This checks your vitamin D levels, an essential nutrient for maintaining strong bones, healthy immune function and mood – all really important for menopausal women.
Thyroid function test £30 This measures your thyroid function

FSH = follicle stimulating hormone
LH = luteinising hormone

Frequently Asked Questions

Here we answer some of the more commonly asked questions about our service. If you don’t see an answer to your query here, please check out our full FAQs section here

Will I need a blood test?

Most women won’t usually don’t need blood tests to diagnose the perimenopause or menopause. Blood tests might be recommended in younger women to confirm a diagnosis or to rule out other causes for symptoms. Sometimes blood tests are done to assess absorption and guide decisions about treatment. Blood test monitoring is required if you are prescribed testosterone.

How do I contact the clinic if I have a query after my appointment?

You can contact the clinic via email. Three emails are included with your initial consultation. After this you may be recommended to book a follow-up or telephone advice appointment.

What is your appointment cancellation policy?

If you cancel with more than 48 business hours notice will receive a full refund back to the payment card. Please note that this can take up to 10 working days. If you cancel with less than 48 business hours notice, or do not show for your appointment, the fees are non-refundable.