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How do I get my test results?

Please ring either between 12.30 – 14.30 or 17.00 – 18.00  for test results.

Your results cannot be given to another person due to confidentiality reasons, unless you have already requested this and it is recorded in your medical notes.

Please allow 4 working days for the results to return, with specialised tests taking longer. X-ray and scan results are usually received by the practice 10 days after the test was performed. It is your responsibility to telephone for results, as we process large numbers of tests each day and are unable to telephone individual results. However if we receive an urgent abnormal result we will try to contact you so make sure we have a up to date contact number. We offer SMS messaging of results – speak to your doctor/nurse about this. We can also turn on result viewing on the online records system on a person by person basis – this is particularly helpful for patients who are under different hospitals or who have chronic diseases. Speak to reception about this.