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Riverside medical Practice will be closed between 12:00-14:00 on the 19 June for staff training.  If you require urgent medical advice during this time on this day only please call 07511 044891

May Bank Holidays Pharmacy opening

Planned practice closures due to bank holidays in May 2018.

28th May 2018

If you require urgent medical attention on these planned closures please call Shropdoc on 0333 222 6655 or 111, if it is an emergency; call 999

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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