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STAFF AFTERNOON TRAINING CLOSURE - THURSDAY 26 JUNE

THE SURGERY WILL BE CLOSED FROM 12.30PM ON THE AFTERNOON OF THURSDAY 26 JUNE FOR STAFF TRAINING.

IF YOU REQUIRE URGENT MEDICAL ATTENTION DURING THIS CLOSURE PLEASE PHONE NHS 24 ON 111.

THE SURGERY WILL REOPEN ON FRIDAY 27 JUNE AT 8.30AM.

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 an 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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