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We would like to welcome Dr Hannah Sennitt who is our foundation year 2 trainee.  Dr Sennitt will be with us from December 2017 until April 2018.

We would like to give a warm welcome to our new ST2 Doctor, Dr Naim Zin.  Dr Zin will be with us until August 2018.

We would also like to welcome our new Practice Nurse Caroline Ogden.  Caroline will be available for long term condition reviews, smears, vaccinations and injections.

 

 

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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