Marine Lake & Estuary Medical Practice

The Concourse, Grange Road, West Kirby, Wirral CH48 4HZ

Telephone: 0151 625 9171

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Tests & Results

Results of Tests and Investigations

Your sample will be sent off to the lab and once it has been processed the result will be sent back to the practice by computer. When the results come back to the practice they will be reviewed by a doctor, usually after morning surgeries and visits have been done. The doctor will then decide if any action is necessary.

It is important that you wait five working days. Test results can be viewed at the NHS App (or website), Patient Access App (or website) or other provider.

If you do not have access to the internet then after five days please call us or complete an admin E-Consult form.

Blood Tests

A blood test is when a sample of blood is taken for testing in a laboratory. Blood tests have a wide range of uses and are one of the most common types of medical test. For example, a blood test can be used to:

  • assess your general state of health
  • confirm the presence of a bacterial or viral infection
  • see how well certain organs, such as the liver and kidneys, are functioning

A blood test usually involves the phlebotomist taking a blood sample from a blood vessel in your arm and the usual place for a sample is the inside of the elbow or wrist, where the veins are relatively close to the surface. Blood samples from children are most commonly taken from the back of the hand. The childs hand will be anaesthetised (numbed) with a special cream before the sample is taken.

You can find out more about blood tests, their purpose and the way they are performed on the NHS Choices website.

 

Opening Times

  • Monday
    08:00 until 20:00
  • Tuesday
    08:00 until 20:00
  • Wednesday
    08:00 until 20:00
  • Thursday
    08:00 until 20:00
  • Friday
    08:00 until 18:30
  • Saturday
    CLOSED
  • Sunday
    CLOSED
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