All specimens must be received before 11:00am (weekdays only) to link with the hospital transport. The results of different tests take varying lengths of time to come back:
|Most Blood Tests
||5 working days
|Hormone Tests eg Thyroid
||10-14 working days
||7 working days
The receptionists are authorised to give results to patients by telephone or in person. Please phone between 11.00am-3.00pm when it is less busy. To maintain confidentiality, results are ONLY given to the patient concerned.
The reception staff are not qualified to interpret results and will only tell you what they have been authorised to tell you by the doctor. They will be happy to make an appointment for you to see the doctor and discuss results further.