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PLEASE NOTE:

THIS SURGERY WILL BE CLOSED WEDNESDAY 18TH OCTOBER AT 12:00 NOON AND WILL RE-OPEN THURSDAY 19TH AT 8:00 AM.   FOR URGENT MEDICAL ASSISTANCE DURING THIS PERIOD - PLEASE TELEPHONE 111. THANK YOU.

HOSPITAL TESTS OR INVESTIGATIONS

PLEASE BE AWARE THAT IF TESTS OR INVESTIGATIONS ARE REQUESTED BY A SPECIALIST OR CONSULTANT, THEN THE RESULTS OF THESE TESTS NEED TO BE OBTAINED FROM THE CONSULTANT OR SPECIALIST INVOLVED.

THANK YOU.

EXTENDED ACCESS APPOINTMENTS

PLEASE CLICK ON THE LINK TO FIND OUT MORE INFORMATION:

http://www.sunderlandgpalliance.co.uk/sunderland-extended-access-service-information/

WASTED APPOINTMENTS IN JULY DUE TO PATIENTS FAILING TO ATTEND

PLEASE CLICK BELOW TO VIEW THE INFORMATION:

WASTED APPOINTMENTS DUE TO FTA

COULD PATIENTS PLEASE ENSURE THAT THEY UPDATE THE SURGERY WITH CONTACT DETAILS. THIS IS VERY IMPORTANT IF WE NEED TO CONTACT YOU URGENTLY.

THANK YOU

Test Resultstest_results6

When you attend for a test of any kind you will be told how long you should expect to wait for the results. Please bear this in mind and call the surgery between 14:00 - 17:00 once sufficient time has elapsed.

Our reception staff are not qualified to comment on results therefore it is your responsibility to check them and make any necessary follow-up appointment with the doctor.

Please note that we do have a strict policy regarding confidentiality and data protection. In this respect we will only give out results to the person they relate to unless that person has given prior permission for their release or if they are not capable of understanding them.

 

Ringing for Test Results

If you have investigations or tests carried out during a hospital attendance, it is their responsibility to inform you of the result. We are responsible for tests and investigations done at our request.

We will try, where possible, to provide the result on behalf of the hospital if they are unable to but results can take longer to reach the practice. Please do not upset with the staff if the result is not  returned within the timescale suggested by the hospital or we are unable to give you the result.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR CO-OPERATION.

 
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