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Forton Medical Centre Whites Place, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 3JP Tel: 023 9258 3333 Fax: 023 9260 1107

   How to obtain a test result


Please be aware that receptionists may only advise you of your test result with the doctor's authorisation. For all tests it is your responsibility to check the results so please contact reception after 2pm for any results.

Blood tests: allow 7 days

X-ray/Ultrasound Scans: allow 14-21 days

Smear Tests: allow up to 28 days


Fasting Blood Tests

If you have been asked to provide a fasting blood test please do not eat for 12 hours and drink only water.


Urine Tests

If you have a urine unfection please provide a mid-stream sample of urine.

When we are checking for ACR/Protein in urine please provide a concentrated first urine of the morning sample.


Results

If a test is significantly abnormal we usually attempt to contact you via telephone. This is the most efficient way to arrange a follow-up or further investigation.

PLEASE MAKE SURE WE HAVE YOUR CORRECT TELEPHONE NUMBER


Please note:

Tests and investigations ordered by hospital specialists are not usually sent directly to the surgery. Please contact the specialists secretary to obtain these.

QA HOSPITAL SWITCHBOARD NO: 02392 286000

 

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