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Test Results


Any samples requested by the doctor, or a nurse should be placed in the receptacle provided at reception please put your sample container in a plastic bag or envelope for hygiene reasons and ensure the sample is labelled with your name, date of birth and GP.

All samples brought to the surgery for testing should be received by 16:00 unless specifically instructed by a nurse or GP.


Most results are available within 5 days of sending the sample to the lab, you can contact the practice on 01472 801234, it would assist the receptionists if you could ring after 10:00 when the phones are less busy.

Some results such as MRI, X-ray and Ultrasound may take longer than 5 days to receive the result, please follow the advice of the testing facility.

Information can be found on the NHS website about blood tests, x-rays and ultrasounds.