Bedford Street SurgeryTel: 01908 658850
Furzton Medical CentreTel: 01908 867064
All of our patients have an accountable named GP who is responsible for overall care. If you are unsure who this is please ask next time you visit the practice. If you have a preference to which GP that is please contact the practice.
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Results will only be given to the patient with the exceptions of children under 16. Results cannot be given to relatives or carers unless written consent from the patient has been given to release the information.
You can get your results by telephoning the surgery we ask that you do this after 2pm. Please allow a minimum of 5 working days for bloods/urine results and 10 working days for X-ray/ultrasound results to come back but be aware some results take longer. Cervical smears results can take up to 6 weeks.
A blood test is when a sample of blood is taken for testing in a laboratory. Blood tests have a wide range of uses and are one of the most common types of medical test. For example, a blood test can be used to:
You can find out more about blood tests, their purpose and the way they are performed on the NHS Choices website.
An X-ray is a widely used diagnostic test to examine the inside of the body. X-rays are a very effective way of detecting problems with bones, such as fractures. They can also often identify problems with soft tissue, such as pneumonia or breast cancer.
If you have a X-ray, you will be asked to lie on a table or stand against a surface so that the part of your body being X-rayed is between the X-ray tube and the photographic plate.
An X-ray is usually carried out by a radiographer, a healthcare professional who specialises in using imaging technology, such as X-rays and ultrasound scanners.
You can find out more about x-ray tests, how they are performed, their function and the risks by visiting the NHS Choices website.
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