Colour coding of results.Your GP will determine the action you are to follow by colour coding each result. There are four possible colours.
- Green coloured results do not require any action, as determined by your GP.
These results may have minor abnormalities but do not require any immediate action or followup.
- Blue coloured results require follow-up discussion with your GP in the context of your medical care.
You must make a routine appointment with your GP to discuss the result.
- Red coloured results are significantly abnormal results which require expedient follow-up.
You are required to make an urgent appointment with your GP to follow-up any red coloured results.
Your GP will contact you to ensure that you are followed up.
- Yellow coloured results indicate information and / or instructions to be followed
are contained in the doctors comment.
Your doctor may add additional comments regarding your results and may withold actual reports for later discussion at followup consult.
Note: Results may be displayed cumulative in columns headed by dates as in these examples.