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FLU CLINICS:  We are currently booking for 12th October for those aged 65 and over and those aged under 65 and with a medical condition that qualifies for free flu vaccination.  Further dates will be added later in the year, subject to the delivery dates of the vaccines.  Please ring to book onto the clinic on 12th October 

2 & 3 YEAR OLDS:  We are awaiting information on when we can order the Nasal Flu vaccine,  All eligible 2 & 3 year olds will be invited to attend for vaccination

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 website.

 
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