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Protected learning time!- Sherburn and Rillington will be closed on Thursday 2nd May 2019 from 12.30pm-18.30pm for staff training. If you require medical attention within these hours please dial 111.

May bank holiday! - Please be aware we will be closed: Monday 6th May 2019. Please remember to order your repeat prescriptions if you would normally collect on this date. Please allow 48 hours after ordering! If you require medical attention within these hours please dial 111.

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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