Test Results

This page gives information in relation to tests that were ordered by the medical team at the Sussex University health centre. This includes blood tests, swabs, urine samples, cervical smears and imaging.

The easiest way to access your test results is through the NHS app.

Some results are received within a day. Others can take up to 3 weeks.

Please note; we will not routinely contact you with investigation results if they are normal or in satisfactory limits. We will inform you by text or phone if a result needs to be actioned. Please let us know if you have a change of mobile number.

If your test was arranged by your hospital consultant, please call the hospital. We may not receive these results and they should be actioned by your consultant.

 Get your results using the NHS app or Website

The NHS app is a quick way to access NHS services and see results.

You can access My Health and Care Record through the NHS app, an online record that is owned by you.

Viewing the results on-line may mean that you see results before your GP or nurse. Your clinician will add a comment to your results once they have been processed. If you need further treatment or if we need to discuss the results with you, we will contact you by text or telephone.

For information on what your laboratory test results mean:

Please be aware that sometimes, a particular part of a result can be outside of the ‘normal’ range. This is common and unless we have contacted you about it, you can assume that it is not significant.

Contact the surgery via an online form

If you have questions or are unsure about what your results mean, you can use eConsult or our online form and we will get back to you within 48 hours.

Contact the surgery by phone

The reception team can relay the comments about your results, the same as you would see through the NHS app. The receptionists are not trained or qualified to expand on these comments or interpret them for you.

We have a strict policy regarding confidentiality and data protection. We will only give out test results to the person they relate to, unless that person has given prior permission for their release.