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Test Results

Test Results

You do not normally need to see your doctor to get your test results.

Blood and Urine Tests

Results usually come back in about 3 or 4 days. Your doctor will see it and add the information that you should know about your result. This will be given to you by the receptionist when you contact us.

Results for some special tests may take longer than usual and the practice nurse will let you know if this is the case.

Stool Tests

Results usually come back in about 3 or 4 days. Your doctor will see it and add the information that you should know about your result. This will be given to you by the receptionist when you contact us.

X-Ray Results

Results usually come back in about 10 working days. Your doctor will see it and add the information that you should know about your result. This will be given to you by the receptionist when you contact us.

Cervical smear results

Your result will be available about 4 to 6 weeks after your smear and you will be notified by County Durham and Tees Valley Health Authority. If your smear is abnormal you will be referred directly to the Colposcopy Clinic at University Hospital, Durham. This will be discussed with you when your smear is taken.

Please contact us by telephone on weekdays after 3.00PM for results if possible. Please do not phone on weekday mornings between 8.30 and 10.30am when telephone lines are very busy.

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