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Christmas closing:

The surgery will be closed on the 25th and 26th December 2017 and the 1st January 2018.

Our extended access appointments will change over the Christmas period.

 Early morning phone consultations from 07.30 am will be available on the following dates:

Wednesday 27th December, Thursday 28th December and Friday 29th December.

To book a phone call on one of these days please ring and speak to our reception team.

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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