This service consists of the withdrawal of blood for blood investigation and transporting the blood samples to the Pathology Department at Mater Dei Hospital. The aim of this service is the provision of phlebotomy to housebound senior citizens and persons with a disability at their own home.

What you'll get

Blood tests of service users will be withdrawn by qualified staff at their own home free-of-charge. Once the service user is deemed as eligible, CommCare will schedule the visit accordingly so as to withdraw the blood sample/s required. The blood sample would then be taken for the necessary investigation by staff and results would be electronically accessible by the respective healthcare professionals.

This service operates between Monday to Friday from 7.30am till 11.30am and on Saturdays from 7.30am till 10.30am.


All Maltese citizens and foreigners holding a Maltese ID number who are:
o Housebound senior citizens over 60 years of age and/or have difficulty to leave their residence
o Housebound persons with disability, holding a CRPD Disability card who have difficulty to leave their residence
o Clients who due to their condition are unable to attend the Health Centres or peripheral clinics

Persons who live in the localities of Mosta or Birkirkara (this service is a pilot project).

How to apply

Following the order of blood tests by the General Practitioner, one may book this service over the phone by calling on 22589393.

Referrals can be done by General Practitioners, by professionals at acute and rehabilitation hospitals and Health Centres or other units.