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May Bank Holidays

We are closed for May Day, Bank Holiday, Monday 1st May and  Spring Bank Holiday, Monday 29th May.  For urgent help, ring NHS111 by dialling 111.  

If this is not for a life-threatening situation, you can visit the Salisbury Walk-In Centre in Avon Approach.  That is off Castle Street, by the Central Car Park in Salisbury.  It is open 8 am - 8 pm on these days.  

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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