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Thursday 6th June at 7.00pm.  Health Education Room, Mably Way Health Centre ALL WELCOME - "WHAT DO YOU KNOW ABOUT STROKE?" A talk presented by Adrian Bodimeade, Stroke Ambassador and Chair of Newbury Street Patient Group.  This is in conjunction with Church Street Patient Group.  For further details please contact Christine Lisi on 01235 769457 or churchstreetpractice@nhs.net

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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