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Flu vaccination appointments are now available.  Please check with reception to see if you are eligible.
NEW PRESCRIBING POLICIES - Worcestershire CCG no longer support the prescribing of certain items. 

See the CCG website for more information - http://www.worcestershire.nhs.uk/prescribing/

Gluten free products and products that can easily be purchased over the counter will no longer be prescribed by your GP.  There will also be changes to baby milk and oral nutritional supplements.

If you have any queries about any of the new policies please see the link above for contact details.

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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