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Christmas opening hours!

Sherburn and Rillington Practice will  be closed on -

Tuesday 25th December and Wednesday 26th December 2018. Also Tuesday 1st January 2019.

If you require medical attention on the above days please ring NHS 111. If you ring the surgery number between 8am and 6pm you will be directed to NHS 111.

We wish you a merry Christmas and a happy New Year!

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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