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Prostate Cancer Testing

The media have raised awareness of this.  If you are concerned, please read this useful fact sheet:

Worried you Need Testing for Prostate Cancer?

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2018 Flu outbreak -

You can often treat the 'flu without seeing your doctor and should begin to feel better in about a week.  There is a lot of information if you click on the Quick Link to the Flu Vaccinations page.  However, if you have symptoms you might wish to click on this useful link Flu Information

 

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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