Blood tests should be authorised by a clinician. If your blood test is for a hospital consultant, you will need to bring a blood form provided by them.
When your doctor advised tests for you, he/she will give you the following:
Blood tests for very young children may be done at the Royal Surrey County Hospital in Guildford and your doctor will prescribe a local anaesthetic cream to put on an hour before the test, to numb the skin.
You can find out more about blood tests, how they are performed and their function by the visiting the NHS Choices website.
X-Ray and Ultrasound
When your GP refers you for one of these tests, you will need to contact one of the x-ray departments below:
You can find out more about x-ray tests, how they are performed, their function and the risks by visiting the NHS Choices website.
Other tests we can do at the surgery include:
These will be requested by your GP.
View results online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Your doctor will have seen these results and made any necessary comment or recommendation.
Alternatively please contact your doctor's secretary on 01483 273951 option 2.
Please note that we have a strict policy regarding confidentiality and Data Protection. In this respect we will only give out test results to the person they relate to unless you have told us beforehand that we may give them to someone else.
All tests and investigations required by specialists must be ordered by them and the appointments for these sent to you.
If the specialist requires blood tests, he/she should give you a request form which you can bring to the practice to book an appointment here. There is also a phlebotomy walk-in service at Royal Surrey Country Hospital, which is open from 08.30am-4.30pm, Monday to Friday. This is for patients aged over 10 years. You may also be able to have this done in a community clinic. Please ask your specialist.
The specialist is responsible for acting upon the results of any test they request, and for informing you of the results.
If you haven’t heard from the specialist about a test result, please ring their secretary at the hospital. Unfortunately, your surgery may not know the result, and will not know what the specialist intended to do with the information.
If you have been asked to measure and record your blood pressure at home please complete this form. Once completed please hand it in to Reception so the measurements can be assessed by your GP and details added to your record.
Home Blood Pressure Monitoring Chart
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