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Test results notification

Normal Results

  • Negative test results or unchanged results will not be notified.
  • Patients are welcome to call the Practice Nurse for verbal confirmation of negative results.
  • Patients may request a printed copy of the results at this time if they feel a copy is needed. This will be available to collect at reception with only the name displayed for identification.

Abnormal Results

Positive results will be notified by:

  • The Doctor concerned or their Locum Doctor.
  • The Practice Nurse on the instruction of the Doctor concerned
  • By letter if the patient is unable to be contacted by telephone.
  • If no contact can be made this will be recorded in the patient notes.