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Flu Clinics 2017   If you are eligible to receive a vaccination against influenza you can book your appointment now via the website or by calling reception.  All eligible patients will have received an invitation letter from the practice.
Since 5th September 2016,  we now operate a same day telephone-led consultation system - click here for further details Leaflets explaining the new system are also available in reception for you to take home.

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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