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The community support police officer for Halliwell will be holding drop in sessions if you wish to discuss anything with him.  He will be here at the surgery on Thursday 08 December 2022, Thursday 05 January 2023 & 02 February 2023 - all sessions are between 10am-11am. 

Andrea, our Social Prescriber Link Worker will also be holding drop in sessions on the same day at the same time if you need support with Mental Health, wellbeing, access to nature, budgeting, support as a carer, social isolation, housing, volunteering or employment, please come and speak to Andrea. 

Test Results

When you have had tests such as blood tests, urine samples, X-Rays, cervical smears and so on, you should contact the surgery, either by telephone or by coming into the surgery and asking one of the receptionists.

Timescale for receiving test results:

  • Chest X-rays 5-7 days
  • Other X-rays 5-7 days
  • Ultrasound Scans 5-7 days
  • Pregnancy Tests 3-5 days
  • Urine Tests 3 days
  • Stool Samples 5-7 days
  • Swabs 5-7 days
  • Bloods tests (routine) 3 days
  • Smear tests 7-14 days

Please telephone for results after 11:00am. The reason for this is to keep telephone lines free first thing in the morning and in the afternoon for patients requesting appointments/visits.

It is practice policy that the result should be given to the patient only, with the exception of minors. If there is any reason that the patient is unable to request the result his/herself, written consent must be given by the patient to a named person.

 
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