Balaam Street Surgery

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Test procedures and your results

Blood Tests

There are 4 blood test centres in Newham. These centres are open from Monday to Friday excluding Public Holidays. Shrewsbury Road is also open Saturdays

  • Appleby Health Centre 63 Appleby Road, Canning Town, London E16 lLQ Start: 08.00am & last ticket taken: 12.30pm
  • The Centre Manor Park 30 Church Road, Manor Park, London E12 6AQ Start: 08.00am & last ticket taken: 12.30pm
  • Shrewsbury Road Health Centre Shrewsbury Road, Forest Gate, London E7 SQP Start: 07.00am & last ticket taken: 3.30pm Saturdays start: 08.30am & last ticket taken: 12.20pm
  • Vicarage Lane Health Centre, 10 Vicarage Lane, Stratford, London E15 4ES Start: 07.00am & last ticket taken: 2.30pm

More patients can be seen at Shrewsbury Road Health Centre and Vicarage Lane Health Centre because there is higher staffing levels there.

Results

After you have done your blood test, the surgery will telephone you to tell you the result. We will call you even if the result is normal. If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of having done your blood test then we may have missed your result. In that event, you must contact us to get the result.

Xray

All x-rays are done at Newham General Hospital. This is a walk in arrangement 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday.

Results

After you have done your x-ray, the surgery will telephone you to tell you the result. We will call you even if the result is normal. If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of having done your x-ray then we may have missed your result. In that event, you must contact us to get the result.

Ultrasound

All ultrasound is done at Newham General Hospital. This is a prebooked arrangement. You need to go to Newham General Hospital to book your scan.

Results

After you have done your scan, the surgery will telephone you to tell you the result. We will call you even if the result is normal. If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of having done your scan then we may have missed your result. In that event, you must contact us to get the result.

MRI Scan

MRI scans are done by InHealth. They will send you a text message within 72 hours. Your MRI will be done within 2 weeks.

Results

After you have done your scan, the surgery will telephone you to tell you the result. We will call you even if the result is normal. If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of having done your scan then we may have missed your result. In that event, you must contact us to get the result.

Please click here to download a Radiology/Pathology patient support leaflet