TDL Collect: Specimen collection services by courier


TDL operates a dedicated and extensive specimen collection service. TDL Collect provides a 24 hour professional sample collection service on an urgent, regular or random basis. No charge is made for collections from practices within the M25. Sample collection from practices outside the M25 is by arrangement and may incur courier charges. 

TDL Collect Online Courier Booking is a time saving new service at For your practice’s Username and Password, please contact Chris Tanalega on 020 7025 7929 or

Our couriers are trained to Health and Safety guidelines and maintain our commitment to customer service. For added convenience to doctors and their patients, we also collect samples directly from patients’ homes, offices or hotels within the M25.

To arrange courier collection of samples from other areas in the UK, please telephone 020 7307 7373.

High-risk samples should be clearly labelled and packed separately from other samples.

TDL Collect cannot transport samples containing Hazard Group 4 pathogens, such as Ebola fever or Viral Haemorrhagic Fever.

TDL Collect Online Courier Booking

Call TDL Collect on 020 7307 7373

Please do

  • Book online to save time
  • Use this service for booking couriers 24/7
  • Allow time for couriers to reach you
  • Give enough notice for cancellations
  • Phone in to cancel your regular collection
  • Book ad hoc collections online

Please don’t

  • Cancel or change collection times online
  • Book pathology consumables online
  • Book online for Manchester collections