Under most circumstances ‘no news is good news’. 

If  test results are NORMAL we do not routinely notify patients

If test results are ABNORMAL we will notify you by phone, letter or TXT.


PLEASE NOTE: you can have normal test results in the presence of significant illness. It is important that you re-attend if your symptoms are persisting, or any new symptoms develop. 


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It is important, however, that all laboratory tests are interpreted in full clinical context and your GP is the best person to do this.


If you have not heard within 10 working days and are wondering about your results please leave a message on our results line (option 2 on the phone menu) and a nurse will aim to return your call within 24 hours (during normal business hours).