The approximate waiting times for results of tests are as follows:
- Urine & Stool Samples and Swabs 3 working days
- Blood Tests 1 week
- Thyroid Tests, Hormone Tests 2 weeks
- Toe Nail Clippings & X-rays 14 days
- Smears 5 weeks
Please avoid telephoning for results before the waiting times outlined above and please don’t phone the surgery for test results in the early morning, as this is our peak time for calls for booking appointments.
Please note that we do have a strict policy regarding confidentiality and data protection. In this respect we will only give out results to the person they relate to unless that person has given prior permission for their release or if they are not capable of understanding them.