|Appointment already booked|
This means the doctor is aware you already have an appointment booked to review the result.
|Awaiting review by requesting GP|
Your result is not filed yet, waiting to be reviewed by the requesting GP.
|Collect script/Medication||This means your result(s) show that you need to have some medication. Collect a prescription from either the surgery or your usual pharmacy.|
|Diabetic follow up with Doctor as scheduled|
Used for diabetic patients, to tell the patient who they should be seeing for their follow up review.
|Repeat Diabetic bloods in 3 months||For diabetic patients, this means that the doctor would like you to repeat your blood test in 3 months. Please book an appointment with the HCA.|
|Repeat Diabetic urine sample in 4-6 weeks||For diabetic patients, the doctor has asked for you to repeat your urine sample in 4-6 weeks time. Please collect a sample bottle from Reception, and hand in when completed.|
|Non-diabetic hyperglycaemia - TCI Routine||This means that the result indicates that you have pre-diabetes. TCI = To Come In, please make a routine appointment with your doctor to discuss this further. |
|FOB patient DNA for screening/Nonresponder||Patient was sent a bowel cancer screening kit but did not return it.|
|Acceptable/Expected Result||This means that the doctor has looked at the result and deemed it to be very close to the normal range for the test and the result is not concerning. Some patients have consistently abnormal results that are “normal” for them.|
|Health Check blood test||This is just to say that these bloods were taken during your Health Check appointment.|
|INR Result - Hospital Controlled||This is for patients on Warfarin. It means that the patient is contacted by the Hospital to determine their correct dose|
|Normal Result||This means that the doctor has looked at the result and deemed it to be within the normal range for the test.|
|Noted and dealt with||The result has been appropriately actioned already.|
This means that the doctor would like you to repeat the test as they have deemed it slightly out of the acceptable range.
|Repeat test: specimen unlabelled/Lab rejected the sample|
This means that the laboratory has rejected the sample, therefore you will need to repeat the test.
|Repeat as per DMARD protocol|
This means that you repeat your blood tests as per the timescale advised by the specialist, for example Rheumatologist, Gastroenterologist.
|Review as planned with Doctor||This means that the doctor has already discussed a plan of action with you prior to having your tests.|
|Routine Review booked - no action||This means the doctor is aware that you already have a routine review appointment booked and so no further action needs to be taken.|
|SMS text sent||This means your doctor has sent you a text message about your blood test result.|
|TCI Routine||This means the doctor wishes to see to you in order to explain the result or to review your condition even if the results are normal.|
|TCI Urgent||This means the doctor wishes to see you more urgently than the above, and would look to get you seen within the next few days.|
|Tell patient Normal||This means that the doctor has looked at the result and deemed it to be within the normal range for the test.|
|Tests requested by Hospital||Results of the test requested by your hospital doctor/consultant. You may want to discuss the results with the consultant at your follow-up appointment.|
|Test results letter||This means that the doctor has written to you, explaining about your test result/s.|
|Treated Appropriately||This means the doctor has already discussed and/or already prescribed medication.|