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PLEASE NOTE: We are closed for staff training Thursday 23rd November 2017 from 1pm.  If you need to see a Doctor in an emergency please call the surgery number and listen to the message.

**FLU VACCINATIONS** - We still have flu vaccinations available to eligible patients, please contact the surgery for further information.

BREAST SCREENING INFORMATION - SEE 'NEWS' SECTION

CHRONIC DISEASE CLINICS -  The surgery is changing recalls for patients to ONE recall in your birthday month for ALL chronic disease reviews:- diabetes, heart disease, asthma, COPD and stroke/TIA.  This is to reduce the amount of reviews you are asked to attend.  If you have more than one of the above conditions you will only need to be seen once at the surgery.

X-Ray

X-Ray

doctor examining an x-rayAn X-ray is a widely used diagnostic test to examine the inside of the body. X-rays are a very effective way of detecting problems with bones, such as fractures. They can also often identify problems with soft tissue, such as pneumonia or breast cancer.

If you have a X-ray, you will be asked to lie on a table or stand against a surface so that the part of your body being X-rayed is between the X-ray tube and the photographic plate.

An X-ray is usually carried out by a radiographer, a healthcare professional who specialises in using imaging technology, such as X-rays and ultrasound scanners.

You can find out more about x-ray tests, how they are performed, their function and the risks by visiting the NHS Choices website.



 
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