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June 2017 results

Missed Appointments

A total of 219 appointments were wasted in June 2017, totaling 47 hours:
- 113 GP appointments (equivalent to 22 hours)
- 106 nurse appointments (equivalent to 25 hours)
If you are unable to attend an appointment please contact the surgery to cancel it - this time wasted could have been offered to other patients.

 

 

Test Results

xrayPlease telephone between 2.00 & 6.15pm for the results of blood tests, x-rays etc.

Most blood tests are available within 48 hours after blood is taken.

Plain X-rays reports are usually available after 72 hours.

Results such as urine, stool or swab cultures are also usually available after  72 hours.

In all cases certain tests may take much longer, for example if the hospital has to send them away for processing.

Tests ordered by hospital clinics are not usually sent to us - if in doubt you should contact the hospital.

Important note

We do not usually contact patients about results: there are just too many coming into the surgery. It is your responsibility to ensure your results are satisfactory.

 
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