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There is now a prescription box on Level 0 next to the Library where you can place your prescription order form. Please ensure that you use the box which has our practice details on the front so as to avoid your prescription being mislaid. You can collect your prescription 24 hours after ordering. Please do not try to pick this up any earlier than this as it will not be ready for collection.

Login to Patient Services online to order your repeat prescription

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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