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New Telephone System- technical failure update

NEW TELEPHONE SYSTEM - a new system has been installed at BOA & Winsley Health Centre on Wednesday 23 August 2017.  St Damian's Surgery commenced on the 12th September.   We are working hard with our engineers as we have discovered technical problems for the last few weeks. We apologise for any difficulties experienced with accessing our services during this time. All feedback is gratefully received whilst we work with our engineers to resolve any problems encountered. Thank you for your patience.

Posted: 29.09.17 

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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