Iron, vitamin and mineral level tests at Spire Cheshire Hospital

Deficiencies can have a significant negative impact on your life.


A simple blood test can help to identify a lack of certain vitamins, minerals and iron in the blood. Having a deficiency can have a significant impact on your health.

Why you might need it

The lack of certain vitamins and iron in your blood can have significant effects on your health. Symptoms you may be experiencing include a loss of appetite or taste, an intolerance to the cold, dandruff, hair loss, redness at the side of your nose or eyes, a yellowing of the skin on your face or upper body, brittle, upturned or flaking nails, and muscle wasting.

Or you may simply feel tired or off-colour, and want to get to the root of the cause of your symptoms.

A simple blood test can test whether you have deficiencies in vitamins and minerals including:

  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Zinc
  • Magnesium
  • Folate (folic acid)
  • All vitamin B types including vitamin B12
  • Vitamin D
  • Vitamin E
  • Vitamin C

How much does Iron, vitamin and mineral level tests cost at Spire Cheshire Hospital

A fixed price for this treatment may be available on enquiry and following an initial consultation. Spire Healthcare can provide you with a single, fixed price so there are no surprises. Please read Spire Healthcare's terms and conditions for full details of what’s included and excluded in your fixed price when paying for yourself. Finance options are available through our partner Omni Capital Retail Finance Ltd, 10 Norwich Street, London, EC4A 1BD.

The guide price displayed shows what most patients who pay for their own treatment should expect to pay for treatment. The price may vary depending on Consultant, type of anaesthetic, implant or drug used, and may also vary due to your medical history.

Spire Cheshire Hospital can provide you with a single, fixed price so there are no surprises. Please read Spire Healthcare's terms and conditions for full details of what’s included and excluded in your fixed price when paying for yourself. Finance options are available through our partner Omni Capital Retail Finance Ltd, 10 Norwich Street, London, EC4A 1BD.

Who will do it?

Our patients are at the heart of what we do and we want you to be in control of your care.

All of our nurses are of the highest standard and benefit from working in our modern, well-equipped hospitals.

Before your treatment

You will have a formal consultation with a healthcare professional. During this time you will be able to explain your medical history, symptoms and raise any concerns that you might have.

We will also discuss with you whether any further diagnostic tests, such as scans or blood tests, are needed. Any additional costs will be discussed before further tests are carried out.

Preparing for your treatment

We've tried to make your experience with us as easy and relaxed as possible.

For more information on visiting hours, our food, what to pack if you're staying with us, parking and all those other important practicalities, please visit our patient information pages.

Our dedicated team will also give you tailored advice to follow in the run up to your visit.

The procedure

We understand that having a test can potentially be a time of anxiety and worry. Our experienced and caring medical staff will be there for you, holding your hand, every step of the way.

We conduct vitamin or mineral tests by taking a small blood sample for analysis in our laboratories.

Aftercare

We will contact you for a follow up appointment with the results of your test within 24 hours.

Once diagnosed, it may be possible to remedy a vitamin or mineral deficiency through the use of supplements and a change in your diet.

Why choose Spire?

We are committed to delivering excellent individual care and customer service across our network of hospitals, clinics and specialist care centres around the UK. Our dedicated and highly trained team aim to achieve consistently excellent results. For us it's more than just treating patients, it's about looking after people.

Important to note

The treatment described on this page may be adapted to meet your individual needs, so it's important to follow your healthcare professional's advice and raise any questions that you may have with them.

How to get to us

Spire Cheshire Hospital is located just off junction 10 of the M56 on the A49 to Warrington. Warrington town centre is approximately four miles away and Manchester and Liverpool are approximately 30 minutes away.

We're served by both Warrington and Chester stations with taxis available at both stations.

If you're flying in for treatment, both Manchester and Liverpool airports are only about half an hour away.

Find us on Google maps

Spire Cheshire Hospital,

Fir Tree Close
Stretton
Warrington
Cheshire
WA4 4LU

Main Switchboard:  01925 265000

Self-pay treatment enquiries:  01925 215029

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Important information about COVID-19 tests

Spire Cheshire Hospital is only able to provide Covid-19 tests to patients undergoing surgery at our hospital. Covid-19 testing or antibody tests are not available as a standalone service.

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