The practice has a “No News is Good News” policy on results. We will they contact you if any further action is required.
If you enquire about a result the reception staff can tell you if the result has returned and whether the doctor has seen it. They can pass on any comments the Doctor has made or whether they intend to take any further action.
Should you require any further information you will be offered a Telephone Consultation with your own GP.
Please note that we do have a strict policy regarding confidentiality and data protection. In this respect we will only give out results to the person they relate to unless that person has given prior permission for their release or if they are not capable of understanding them.
Please ring after 2pm for results of tests
Please allow the following times before telephoning us for your results
- Blood and urine tests: 5 days
- Cervical smears: 4 - 6 weeks
- X-rays: 10 - 14 days