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CHANGES TO TRAVEL VACCINATIONS-

As of April 1st 2022 General Practices will no longer be providing travel health services. Please click on the link below to access information on what vaccinations are required, together with malarial and safe travel advice. More information can be found in the services section under travel immunisations.

Home - Fit for Travel

To ensure our patients get access to the most appropriate care quickly and safely please click on the the link below

Right Care, Right Place - NHSGGC

 


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.

Please note x-ray results can take up to 3 weeks to come back to the practice.

 
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