All samples must be brought to the surgery in sterile containers and sealed in the bags provided by the practice. Your full name and date of birth must be written on all bottles and must be handed in at reception before 14:00 on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday to be included in our specimen collection from the hospital.
If you have been sent for an investigation you will be contacted by phone, unless otherwise arranged with the doctor/nurse.
BLOOD RESULTS - please contact the surgery after 2pm.
X-RAY RESULTS - please contact the surgery after 2pm, 5 working days after examination.
SMEAR RESULTS - are sent via post, they usually take 4-6 weeks. If you do not received the result after this time please contact the surgery.
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.