It is the patient’s responsibility to ring the surgery to enquire about any investigations that may have been undertaken.
Most blood and urine test take a week or so to come back though some tests may take longer. X-rays usually take about 2 weeks.
Normally you should phone reception for results unless the doctor or nurse has asked you to make a follow up appointment for results. Please phone reception on 020 8578 2421 preferably between 11am and 12:30 pm to ask for the results.
We may on occasions contact you directly if a test result indicates that further action is necessary. Please ensure that we have an up to date contact number for you and that we are notified of any change of address.
Please always ensure that you follow up on lab tests and don’t assume that no news is good news.
For information on what your laboratory test results mean please click on the