Results and Reports
Laboratories , Radiology clinics, specialists, hospital and other health professionals usually report back to your General Practitioner within a short time which ranges from hours to a few weeks.
Lab results are often back within 1-2 days
Certain types of results such as smears and histology may take 2-3 weeks.
All test results and reports are seen and actioned by the doctor as soon as possible after receipt. This is usually on the same day or within 2-3 days at the latest. During this process the doctor will compare results with previous values and the reason for ordering each test.
A decision is made on whether further action is required.
- The doctor may contact the patient for follow-up tests and/or request an appointment to discuss the next steps. This is usually by text messaging , email or a phone call.
- If the tests are as expected the results are filed and they will be available for viewing on your patient portal.
- The doctor is always happy to explain your results in more detail, simply make an appointment at your convenience.