Where do the results go after a CT scan?

Where do the results go after a CT scan?

The report will go straight to the consultant, the copy to the GP is usually for information. DaveK is right. The result of my CT Scan went to my consultant and was copied to my GP. Normally it will be whoever ordered the CT Scan that will give you the results rather than the GP. Hope you get to her soon.

Is it normal for CT scans to go to the GP?

There have been cases where the radiographer has been unprofessional and disclosed to patients that there is an abnormality. This may lead to disciplinary action including dismissal because they are not qualified to interpret the images. Hi thanks for this- is it usual for the results to go to the GP?

When do you get results from GP surgery?

Have previously worked in GP Surgery, all results need verifying by the GP that requested them or one of the other doctors if GP is away and result is considered very significant. Last time I had to get results, they said “Normal”.

How long does it take for a doctor to review a CT scan?

It doesn’t take long for a doctor to review a CT scan and interpret the results. Other medical staff should not/cannot discuss results with you unless given permission by the physician ordering the CT scan. It depends entirely on the system in which the doctor practices.

The report will go straight to the consultant, the copy to the GP is usually for information. DaveK is right. The result of my CT Scan went to my consultant and was copied to my GP. Normally it will be whoever ordered the CT Scan that will give you the results rather than the GP. Hope you get to her soon.

There have been cases where the radiographer has been unprofessional and disclosed to patients that there is an abnormality. This may lead to disciplinary action including dismissal because they are not qualified to interpret the images. Hi thanks for this- is it usual for the results to go to the GP?

How long does it take for a CT scan?

The test takes a cross-section of the bones, tissues and blood vessels and will be able to provide the necessary information. The CT scans are generally done in a hospital and it requires the patient to enter a machine with X-rays. It generally takes a couple of days for the results to get back to the patient,…

Where do I get a copy of my CT scan?

It depends on the local set up – my GP automatically receives a copy of my blood tests and my CT scan report but usually after I’ve seen the oncologist. The report will go straight to the consultant, the copy to the GP is usually for information.