Tests and Results

Non-urgent advice:

If you have recently had any tests (blood tests, x-rays, etc), please call the surgery on 01253 951717 after 2pm on the day directed and arrangements will be made to speak to a doctor or nurse about your results.

General timescales for test results:

  • X-ray – up to 3 weeks
  • Blood test – up to 5 days
  • Urine test – up to 5 days
  • Biopsy – up to 3 weeks
  • Smear test – 2-3 weeks These results are sent out in the post direct to patients

Please note that, due to our strict policy regarding confidentiality and data protection, 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.