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Local residents and patients are invited to a drop-in public engagement event where proposals for a new medical centre to accommodate the practice will be presented. The event will give those attending the opportunity to view and comment on the proposals prior to a submission of a planning application. Drop-in at the event anytime between 6.30pm and 8.30pm on Tuesday 26 February, at Admaston House Community Centre, Wellington Road, Admaston TF5 0BN. For more details click here.

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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