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Flu vaccination - phone surgery to book your appointment.Telephone 01784 420133.

NHS Free Health Check Available

Book your free NHS health check if you are between the ages of 40 -74yrs old and have not had a check in the last 5 years. Telephone surgery to book your appointment and get your health MOT done. Please note these checks are not suitable for those patients that already have preexisting conditions like diabetes, COPD, heart disease, hypertension etc

Test Results

Test results are normally received from the laboratory by 13:00 and need to be checked by the doctor. Test results are given out between 14:30 and 16:00.

Results will not be given to a third party. This does not apply when the patient is a child or is physically unable to telephone.

An approximate time of how long the results take is:

  • Blood /Cholesterol/Urine tests - 7 days
  • Sputum - 1 week
  • Swabs/Stool/Fungal Infections - 2 weeks
  • X-rays and Ultrasounds - 2 - 3 weeks
  • Histology - 3 weeks
  • Smears - within 6 weeks

Specimens

All specimens requested by the doctor should be handed into Reception Monday to Friday before 11:00.

Opening Times for Ashford Hospital Tests

  • Blood test between 08:30 and 16:45 Monday - Friday.
  • X-ray Scans are done between 09:00 and 16:00 Monday - Friday.
  • Ultrasound scans are by appointment only.

Transport

This is only available to patients who are incapacitated or who have a medical need for transport. We can only arrange transport for the first outpatient appointment, and then only if it is clinically necessary. Subsequent hospital transport must be arranged at the outpatient transport desk before you leave the hospital and cannot be arranged by the surgery. Should you fail to do this it is not the responsibility or authorisation of the Practice to arrange any further transport procedures.

 
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