For Test Results
Please telephone the surgery for the results of any test that you have had. It would be helpful if you could telephone after 2:00pm.
Please allow the following timescale for results:
- One Week for blood tests
- Two Weeks for X-rays
- Six weeks for cervical smears
Please remember the following points:
Results will only be given to the specific patient to whom they apply. In the interest of confidentiality, please be prepared to identify yourself.
Please telephone after 2:00pm to give the Doctor time to comment on the test result. Checking results can be time consuming so it is not possible during a busy morning. The Receptionist will have more time to deal with your enquiry.
Please do not expect the Reception Staff to have medical knowledge regarding your results, they are instructed only to tell you if your result is normal. If the result is abnormal, or you require further discussion or interprestation, then please refer to your Doctor.
If you are asked to hand in a specimen, please ensure that we receive it by 12noon, in the correct container obtained from the surery. It should be marked with your Name, Date of Birth and the Date of the Sample.