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Hospital Particular da Madeira


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COVID-19 Analysis 


Algarve - Alvor and Gambelas Hospitals

As from the 20th of April 2020, it will be possible to have the COVID-19 screening test for acute infection at the Alvor and Gambelas Hospitals.

The swab test for COVID-19 is performed on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, between 8am and 10am, result within 48 Hours.  

Collection Site: 

  • Alvor Hospital: Emergency Unit. 
  • Gambelas Hospital: Out-Patients Unit

We carry out this analysis on a regular basis for patients with scheduled surgeries or undergoing cancer treatment, as well as pregnant women. 

As from the 14th of May, it will also be possible to perform serological  blood analysis for  IgG e IgM antibodies for COVID-19. Doctor’s prescription is necessary.

To confirm appointments for both tests contact Call Center on:  282 420 400


Alentejo – CLÍDIS, Sines

CLIDIS, the HPA unit in the Alentejo, has since 1st April 2020, been responsible for testing the new coronavirus.  Swab testing has been carried at our Drive Through in Sines, located near the Parish Pavilion. 

As from the 27th of April it will also be possible to undergo blood collection for COVID-19 IgG and IgM antibody serology testing.

As from February de 2021 testing depos will also be available in Beja, Grândola and Odemira:

DRIVE-THROUGH BEJA - Instituto Politécnico de Beja - Rua 1º de maio - 7800-000 Beja

DRIVE-THROUGH GRÂNDOLA - Parque de Feiras e Exposições de Grândola – Av. 22 de Outubro 7570-180 Grândola  

DRIVE THROUGH ODEMIRA - EN 123 Km 1 - 7630-909 Odemira (next to the Fire Station)

Only patients referred by the SNS (National Health -Service) or those with a Doctor’s Prescription may undergo these tests. It is compulsory to book an appointment: 269 630 370 or by e-mail covidclidis@grupohpa.com

To book an appointment for the Drive Through in  Beja, see Unilabs website: www.unilabs.pt/marcacoes-covid-19

Madeira – Hospital Particular da Madeira, Funchal

The HPM has been carring out RT-PCR analysis tests since the 16th of November 2020. The mobile screening centre is located near the Paediatric Car Park, open daily from 8am to 4pm and from 5pm to 6.30pm.

Appointments can be made by e-mail covidhpm@grupohpa.com and also by telephone  291 003 300.
When sending an email, the following data must be immediately provided:  Full name, date of birth, address, tax number (residents), contact telephone number, e-mail address to where test results are to be sent and the number-plate of your vehicle (if you are coming by car).