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  February 2018

Due to the growing population of Amesbury and our practice list size increasing significantly we are unable to accept any out of area patient registrations.   If you live outside our practice area then we are unable to take you on as a patient.  If you move out of our practice area then we will ask you to re register with another practice.    Thank you. Dr S Eastman - Senior Partner                   

                       

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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