Inverurie Medical Practice

    Inverurie tel: 0345 337 9911 Kintore tel: 01467 633 000 Rhynie tel: 01464 861 271

    Test Results & Laboratory Specimens

    Test Results

    Results of investigations, blood tests and x-rays may be obtained by telephoning 0345 337 9911 and selecting option 3. Please note: The results line is only open from 11.00am to 5.00pm, we are unable to give out results outside these times.

    Please ensure that you contact the surgery for the results of any tests that you have had.

    General Information about Test Results

    Please remember that the staff can only act in accordance with the Doctor's instructions so may not be able to give you a result. This does not necessarily mean that there is a problem but simply that the Doctor needs to see you or talk to you to explain the whole situation.

    Test results can only be given to a third party providing we have the express written consent of the patient beforehand.

    The results of tests carried out during hospital visits are not normally sent to the practice.

    Confidentiality

    Results for patients over 16yrs can only be given to the patient.

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    Laboratory Specimens

    Specimens should be handed in as early in the day as possible. Please ensure your name and date of birth are on the container.

    Test Times

    Below is a rough guide to how long results can take to come through.

    Type of Test

    Usual Time for Results

    X-Ray

    2 weeks

    Blood tests

    7 days, depending on the test

    Urine

    Within 7 days