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Patients to receive test results online

Doctors to provide assisting notes soon

Island patients will now be able to see their test results online without visiting their GP.

Updates to Patient Access, an online service which allows users to make appointments and check prescriptions, will see lab test results sent to GPs and patients simultaneously.

The new features will come into effect at the end of October, with an option for doctors to leave helpful notes to explain the findings.

Dr John Snelling from Peel Medical Centre says it gives patients more control of their health: