Christmas is approaching and preparations are in full swing!

Magna Laboratories will be open on weekdays during normal office hours (8.30 am until 5.00 pm), except for the following:

  • CLOSED on Tuesday 25th December, Wednesday 26th December and Tuesday 1st January.

The ZTAS office will be open on weekdays during normal office hours (8.30 am until 5.00 pm), except for the following:

  • CLOSED on Tuesday 25th December, Wednesday 26th December 2018 and Tuesday 1st January 2019
  • ZTAS’s out-of-hours service will be available for any urgent matters on 0207 3655 842.

Full outline of ZTAS arrangements can be downloaded from the Christmas 2019 document.

  • Clozapine Clinics may forward blood samples as usual to the ZTAS Central Laboratories up until Thursday 20th December. For more information on Royal Mail’s Christmas delivery schedule please see: http://www.royalmail.com/greetings
  • In the period between Thursday 20th December 2018 and Tuesday 1st January 2019 samples should NOT be posted via the Royal Mail.
  • From Wednesday 2nd January 2019, blood samples may be sent via Royal Mail as normal
  • If you do have a courier arrangement in place, Magna Laboratories will be in contact to help with any reorganisation that may be required.