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We have a new doctor starting October 2018, Dr Soumyo Gorai.

THANK YOU FOR ALL THOSE WHO ATTENDED THE SATURDAY FLU CLINIC- THERE ARE STILL DAILY CLINICS WITH THE NURSES IF YOU HAVE NOT HAD YOUR FLU VACCINE. PLEASE BOOK VIA RECEPTION.

 

From September the surgery will be closed for lunchtime between 12:30 and 13:30 for staff training. The phone lines will be open for emergency calls only during this time with normal service resuming at 13:30.

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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