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STOP PRESS: World wide Vaccine shortage of Hepatitis A and B

The next Patient Group Meeting is Wednesday 27th September 2017, 6.45pm at Evelyn Medical Centre 

The Speaker will be Rob Passey who will be talking about Mental health Issues. He is  from ReThink - a mental health charity

The group is now known as the Friends of Evelyn Medical Centre.

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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