Test results can sometimes take a while to become available. Please ring if you want to ask about a result.
As a general rule:
- Most blood test results are available within a week.
- X-ray results are usually available within a month (although they can take up to 6 weeks at times).
- Cervical smear results are posted to the patient directly from the NHS England Area Team within 8 weeks.
Please be patient with the receptionists when you call, they are not medically qualified and can only pass on whether your Doctor has said the result is normal or not.