Service status

The Communication Workers Union (CWU) has called on its members who collect, sort and deliver parcels and letters to take national strike action on dates throughout November. This may impact when you will post or receive your order around the strike days.

Due to possible delays, please do not post your sample to us on the day of or the day before the strikes. They are:

  • Wednesday 14th December

  • Thursday 15th December

  • Friday 23rd December

  • Saturday 24th December

Nurse home visits are currently unavailable on the Isle of Man. Services in England, Scotland, and Wales are operating as usual.

For updates on the Royal Mail service, including a list of areas that are currently facing delivery delays due to resourcing issues click here.

Christmas service information:

Due to reduced postal services and strikes during the Christmas period, we recommend you do not post your sample to us from December 20th to January 2nd.

If you have booked a clinic visit during this period we recommend you reschedule your appointment to after January 2nd if possible.

Inuvi will not be offering nurse appointments from Dec 21st - January 3rd..

Customer care Christmas operating hours:

Friday 23rd December 9am-  3pm

Saturday 24th December email only 9am-3pm

Christmas day and Boxing Day -  closed

Tuesday 27th December  9am-2pm

28th and 29th December 9am – 5.30pm

Friday 30th December 9am -  4pm

Saturday 31st December email only 9am-3pm

Sunday 1st January -  closed

Monday 2nd January 9am-2pm

The following services continue to operate as normal:

  • Clinic visits for venous sample collection – we advise you to ring the clinic to confirm they are open as some may need to close unexpectedly
  • Laboratory analysis of test samples
  • Doctor’s interpretation of results
  • Customer care representatives available
  • Access to my.medichecks.com to view test results

For further information, please contact our customer care team via one of the following channels:

  1. Medichecks.com live chat
  2. Phone 03450 600 600
  3. Use our contact form

If your test results are urgent, we strongly recommend that you select Royal Mail Tracked delivery service at checkout which costs £4.99. This will ensure that your kit arrives in 1-2 working days in most cases. Although you will not need to sign for the delivery you do need to be at home to accept the delivery.

The Royal Mail Tracked delivery service is prioritised over first class mail. However, due to significantly higher volumes and a reduced Royal Mail workforce, it is not guaranteed. Service levels may vary across the country.

We are now including a tracked postage service in each kit for you to use when returning your sample to the lab. This will ensure that samples get to the lab in good time and do not spoil due to delays in transit. We recommend you put your sample in a priority postbox which has collections everyday. You can find your nearest priority postbox here. Please select the priority postbox checkbox before searching.

Please make a note of the Royal Mail tracking number so that you can track your sample. You can find this number under the barcode on the postage sticker inside your kit. Click here to track your item on the Royal Mail website.

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