Please call between 11:00 and 15:30 to enquire about your test results as our reception staff will have more time to deal with your request between these times.
Note that the practice has a strict policy regarding confidentiality and data protection and we will only release test results to the person to whom they relate unless that person has given prior permission for the release of this data or they are not capable of understanding the results.
When you take your test you will be told how long it will be before the results are returned to the practice. Generally, please allow ten days for results to be returned to us before phoning for the result.
You will not automatically be contacted with the result.
Results do not all arrive back at the same time so please ensure that you have been given all your results. If you have not or are not sure please phone again after a few days.
It is your responsibility to check your results and to make an appointment to discuss them with your doctor if your are advised to do so.
You can have your blood test at Hertford County Hospital Pathology Unit which is open 08:00 - 15:45 Mon-Fri or Bowling Road Clinic, Ware which is open Mon 13:30 - 15:45 and Wed & Fri 08:30 - 11:45. Children under the age of 5years may need to attend QE2 or Lister hospital for their blood test.
Please take the form that the doctor has given you to the unit, as this will instruct them which tests are required. Certain tests require specific conditions to ensure accurate results.