Tests and Results
If you are asked to bring in a specimen please do so before 11:00am Monday to Friday, as they are collected and taken to St. George's Hospital.
If the doctor or the Practice Nurse asks you to have a blood test you can go to any of the following clinic:
St George’s Hospital
Monday to Friday from 08:40 to 17:00 in Lanesborough Wing. No appointment necessary.
Balham Health Centre, 120 Bedford Hill
Monday to Friday from 08:30 to 12:30. No appointments necessary.
Monday to Friday from 09:00 to 13:00. No appointments necessary.
If you have been asked to go FASTING, you need to attend in the morning, having had nothing to eat from midnight the night before. You may have a drink of water on the morning of the blood test, but not tea, coffee, fruit juice etc.
- Smear test results take about 6 weeks to 8 weeks.
- Blood test results are usually available within 1 week.
- X-rays and Ultrasound results takes about 10 days.