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Tests and Results

Blood Tests

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.

Bolingbroke Hospital

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.

Test Results

  • 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.
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