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It has been necessary to put measures in place to protect our patients and our practice staff,  including the suspension of appointment booking. Instead patients will be called back by a clinician who will arrange an appointment if necessary. 

For full details click here or select "Coronavirus Info/Links" from the menu on the right. Patients asked to attend an appointment will, where possible, be asked to wait in their car until called into the building by a clinician. 

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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