Home Test Kits

Home test kits are medical devices that can be purchased from pharmacies to take home and test, screen or monitor a variety of different conditions or diseases.

Most test kits involve taking a sample of bodily fluid (e.g. blood, urine, saliva, sperm, stool) to provide a quick result in the comfort of your own home.

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Advantages of using home test kits

There are many advantages to using home test kits which is why we want to make them accessible to customers.

The key advantages are:

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Speed of results

Get results in as little as 5 minutes

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Early screening

Detect potential conditions early 

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Available at a reasonable price

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Easy to use

Clear instructions are available using the 2San app or leaflet insert

Our test guidance

If you’re concerned about your health and have decided to either use one of our tests or would like to know more about them, you can use the links below for more information about each test.

Each page provides details on:

  • Who should consider using the test
  • The specification of the test
  • How to use the test correctly and interpret your result
  • What you should do if you receive a positive or negative result

Tests available in selected Rowlands Pharmacies

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Bowel Cancer (FIT) Test

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Hypothyroidism (Underactive Thyroid) Test

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Stomach Ulcer (H.pylori) Test

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Iron Deficiency (Ferritin) Test

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Vitamin D Deficiency Test

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