Day 2 and 8 PCR Tests

The process is really easy at Heald Green Pharmacy…

  1. 1. Fill out the form and purchase the kit online 
  2. 2. Collect it from the pharmacy (WE DO NOT DELIVER)
  3. 3.Register the kit online
  4. 4. Conduct the test at home
  5. 5. Post it in a designated dropbox near to you

Alternatively, you can drop it back off to us and we’ll drop it off for you 🙂

***** If for any reason you wish to cancel, a refund request must be submitted prior to arrival in the UK and £20 admin charge will be applied. Please note that this applies to uncollected kits only. *****

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Travel for Occupational Purposes with Day 2 and 8 Testing in Manchester


As travel begins to open up again, a lot of people are looking to rebook all of the family holidays they’ve missed out on in the past year. However, we know that with current restrictions, you may be concerned about having to buy Covid PCR tests on top of your usual travel costs. Whether you are heading off on a business trip, or are looking to jet off with family, we are offering affordable day 2 and 8 testing in Manchester. Our accessible pricing will help you save money and focus on what’s important – spending valuable time away.


Book your Day 2 and 8 Testing


Why do I need day 2 and 8 tests?


Further to the release of the Government’s red, amber and green travel lists, regulations may be subject to change between countries and airlines. Therefore, we advise that you visit the Government and Foreign Office Websites for guidance well in advance of your travel. In order to leave quarantine, you are required to isolate for the full 10 days. Moreover, we recommend that you book in with us as soon as you can, so that you don’t get caught out before your flight.


Find out more about how our PCR testing works here.


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Red, Amber & Green Travel Lists


If you are unfamiliar with the individual travel list requirements, don’t worry – we have included the definitions below to keep you informed:


Red List


You should not travel to these territories or countries. If you are returning to the UK from a red list country, you must take a Covid test, as well as organising your quarantine hotel package. You are required to isolate for 10 days on your return. You will then complete your mandatory isolation period in the hotel upon arrival. Moreover, you are required to book two Covid tests, to be taken on day 2 and day 8 of your isolation; you must also fill out a passenger locator form.


Amber List


You should also not travel to these countries or territories. If you are returning to the UK from an amber list country, you must take a Covid test. You must also ensure that you book your day 2 and day 8 travel tests for your return, as well as completing your passenger locator form. On arrival, you must isolate at home, or within one fixed location, for 10 days. This will be in addition to taking your day 2 and day 8 tests.


Green List


If you are looking to jet off on your holidays, you are permitted to travel to countries on the green list. Before you make your return trip to the UK, you must take a Covid test, as well as booking your day 2 test. You must also fill out a passenger locator form, however you are not required to isolate.


We also offer test to release testing to stop your isolation in its tracks; you can find more information here.


*Please note: Information is subject to change depending upon airlines and countries; we are not responsible for changes to legislation.



Our Day 2 and 8 tests in Manchester



Day 2: £60

Day 2 & 8: £110





Our reliable day 2 and 8 testing will get you where you need to go safely, with everything you need to end your isolation with a negative result(/s). Our test requires a swab of your tonsils, or the area where your tonsils would normally be, as well as one nostril. The test will come in the form of a home testing kit; instructions will be provided. We have also included the helpful video above to demonstrate the testing procedure.

We offer an efficient 24 hour turnaround, following the lab’s receipt of your results.

We offer a range of different packages to suit your needs; a comprehensive list of Covid tests we offer can be found here. Full details with regards to pricing can be found here.