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Closed Good Friday and Easter Monday.  nThaxted Surgery will be closed for the Easter bank holidays.  Out of hours doctors will be providing cover, so if you require medical attention that cannot wait, please call 111. 


New UTI policy: We only accept urine samples where requested by a doctor or nurse 


Thaxted Surgery again rated best in West Essex - 2018 National Patient Survey.  Thank you for your continued support and please bear with us through a difficult period of building.

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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