"Takes time for results"

About: Hairmyres Hospital / Respiratory Medicine

(as the patient),

arrived on time was taken in time procedure done ok but although I know that it takes time for results to come through would like to know as soon as possible think ten days is a long time if you are anxious about you wellbeing.

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Response from Susan Friel, Chief of Nursing Services, Hairmyres Hospital, NHS Lanarkshire

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Dear Digit

Thanks for your feedback. I know it can be a worrying time when you are getting tests and undergoing procedures. Unfortunately you're right, it can sometimes take a bit of time to tell you the results. It depends on the specific test or procedure, but it's really important to make sure that the right person reviews these carefully, and that all the information required is available to them. This means that you get as complete a picture as possible.

Thank you too, for letting us know that all went smoothly on the day.

Kind Regards


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