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Fund raising:  We aim to refurbish our last two nurse consulting rooms this spring.  Our PPG have raised £12k towards this and we are aiming for an additional £8k.  


Thank you to Parrishes and our PPG for continued support at our December coffee morning and christmas raffle.


Wednesday 29 Jan - our phone lines are currently down. This is a problem with our supplier, Premier Choice, who are currently working in. Our apologies.  Please call 111 and explain the situation if you have an urgent medical need. 


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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