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Dear Patient,

The final Saturday clinic will be on the 24th November between 11am - 1pm. Please check with reception for available appointments or walk in on the day.

Flu injections for adults and nasal for children aged 2-3yrs old, will be available until the end of December, so make sure you book your appointment with the Nurse or HCA as soon as possible.

Thank you

X-Ray

girl_with_xrayAn 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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