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NOTICE TO PATIENTS


WE ARE AWARE THAT THERE IS AN INTERMITTENT PROBLEM WITH OUR TELEPHONE SYSTEM.


THE PROBLEM OCCURS AT BUSY TIMES AND RESULTS IN CALLERS BEING CUT OFF WHILST WAITING FOR THEIR CALL TO BE ANSWERED.


THE PROBLEM HAS BEEN REPORTED TO OUR TELEPHONE PROVIDER WHO IS TRYING TO RESOLVE THE PROBLEM.


WE APPRECIATE THAT WHEN THIS HAPPENS IT CAUSES FRUSTRATION FOR WHICH WE SINCERELY APOLOGISE.


WE ARE PRESENTLY LOOKING AT ALTERNATIVE TELEPHONE PROVIDERS SO THAT WE SOURCE A MORE ROBUST SYSTEM


THANK YOU FOR YOUR PATIENCE AND UNDERSTANDING

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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