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Test Results


Please log in using online services or telephone the surgery on (0118) 972 2188 after 5 working days for your test results to come back from the hospital, unless your doctor has stated otherwise.  If you can, please phone outside our core hours, ideally between 10.30am - 1.00pm and 2.00pm - 5.30pm.

It is your responsibility to phone or check your results if you do not hear from the surgery, as this flags up if they are not back or have gone missing.

The average wait times for test results:  

Blood test1 week
Stool test1 week
Urine test5 working days
X-rays2 weeks

However, do be aware that we cannot always give full results over the phone. 

  • Our preference is to give results over the telephone for confidentiality reasons and we can only give results to the person who has had the test. 
  • We cannot give your results to family members without your written consent.
  • Results for patients under the age of 16 will be given to their parents, unless we receive instruction not to. 
  • If the result is complicated, or if the doctor wants to see you about the result, we will offer you an appointment. 

NOTE: If tests were requested by the hospital then the results of the test should come from the hospital

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