Please drop any samples into the Surgery before 3.30pm and avoid Friday afternoons.
It is the patient's responsibility to telephone for results of tests/investigations. You will be advised of the usual length of time before we could expect results. Please telephone after 10am avoiding peak periods on the telephone.
Please understand that we are bound to maintain patient confidentiality, therefore, results will be disclosed ONLY TO THE PATIENT or to the parents of minors unless we have prior consent from the patient.
Please call us to check that your results have arrived before making an appointment with the Doctor to avoid a wasted journey.
Approximate Time Taken for Results
- Blood / Urine tests - Approx 1 week
- Stool samples - Approx 1 week
- Nail clippings - 2 to 6 weeks (depending on the test)
- X Ray/ Ultrasound Scan Results - Approx 2 weeks