These may be obtained by telephoning 01324 715540 after 1.00pm five working days after the test has been done. The receptionist may then inform you of the result, or she may ask you to arrange an appointment with your doctor to discuss your result. It is practice policy only to give results to the patient concerned. Please note some medical tests, e.g. certain blood tests and x-rays, make take longer.
Specimens are sent to the hospital on Monday to Friday. If you are asked to bring a specimen on those days please ensure that we receive it before 1.00pm.
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