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Thursday 8 February 2018 - We are closed on this afternoon

If you require urgent treatment on this afternoon which cannot wait until the morning, please call NHS 111.  Please call 999 for an emergency.

Call Recording

As from the 1 November 2017 we will monitor, record, store and use any telephone call with our patient/callers for training purposes and to improve the quality of our services.

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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