General health blood test

Check key health markers including cholesterol, vitamins, blood sugar, and iron. Includes detailed GP report.

Track your progress with a subscription:

  • See your results change over time with trend charts
  • Make lifestyle changes and see how they improve your health
  • Change what you're testing, pause or cancel anytime


  • Free delivery
  • Test arrives in 2-4 working days

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What can a general health check tell you?

A general health check gives you a clear picture of what’s going on inside and how to support your body. Check everything from your cholesterol levels to your liver health and vitamin D levels.

We can help you improve your health in just 3 months — more than 70% of customers who begin with out-of-range results improve by their second blood test. 

Our doctors always explain the next steps to help you maintain or improve your results. And you can access your health data anytime, anywhere, just as you should be able to.  

What's covered in this blood test?

Cholesterol (lipid profile)

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Lipids, including cholesterol, are essential for the production of hormones and vitamin D. But high cholesterol levels are linked to an increased risk of heart disease and stroke.

HbA1c (diabetes risk)

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HbA1c (glycated haemoglobin) measures your average blood sugar over the past 3 months, which is a good indicator for the risk of developing pre-diabetes and diabetes.

Liver profile

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Your liver has over 500 functions — like detoxifying your blood and absorbing nutrients. Poor liver health puts you at risk of chronic disease (like heart disease), weight gain and low energy.

Vitamin D

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Vitamin D helps your body absorb calcium. If you don’t get enough vitamin D you might feel depressed, tired, get sick often, have weak bones and muscle pain.

Vitamin B12 (total)

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Vitamin B12 is essential for a healthy nervous system. If you’re deficient it can cause tiredness, pins and needles, heart palpitations, shortness of breath, and muscle weakness.

Vitamin B9 (folate)

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Folate (vitamin B9) is needed for healthy skin, hair, and eyes. If you’re deficient it can cause tiredness, pins and needles, heart palpitations, shortness of breath and muscle weakness.

Ferritin (iron)

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A ferritin test measures the amount of iron stored in your body. It can help check for iron deficiency or iron overload. Iron is essential for helping carry oxygen around your body.

Collection method

Your test kit contains everything you need to collect your sample at home. Our instructions will guide you through it.

How it works

Thriva kit

Do your test

Your kit arrives in 2-4 days. Find out how to collect your sample at home. You’ll need to fill 2 tubes for this test — around 10 drops of blood.

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Get fast, accurate results

Free post your sample to our lab and get your results in as little as 48 hours. Access your GP-reviewed report in your results dashboard.

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Support your health

Our doctors give you evidence-based tips to help you support your health. And you can access articles, podcasts, and recipes.

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What's included in your home testing kit?

Your Thriva test kit includes:

- collection tube(s)

- plaster x 2

- return form x 1

- alcohol swab x 1

- lancet x 3

- prepaid envelope x 1

- cleansing wipe x 1

- collection tube label(s)

- protective plastic case x 1


How to collect your sample at home

Learn how to collect your finger-prick blood sample at home by following our instructions. You can access these on the app too. It takes around 30 minutes to complete the process at home.


Will a GP write your report?

Our doctors always review and explain your blood test results. View them in a detailed report on your account dashboard. You'll also get advice to help support your health or manage an existing condition.


How long does it take to get your results?

Our doctors aim to upload your results report to your account dashboard within 48 hours from the lab receiving your sample. Tests containing Omega-3 & 6 have a 10-day turnaround time after posting your sample.


How do you know when your results are ready?

We’ll email or text you to let you know your blood samples have been received, processed, and are ready to view on your results dashboard.

What else do you get?

Get a personalised plan to improve, maintain, or develop healthy habits for life. Access on your dashboard.