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 Please note that both Cam and Uley surgeries will be CLOSED for staff training on Tuesday 27 February 2018 from 1.00pm - 5.30pm.

For a medical emergency please call 01453 540066.

For minor injuries please use The Vale Hospital.

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 New Spring Newsletter coming soon Spring 2018

 

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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