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Healthy Eating Week 10 - 14 June

Every year the British Nutritional Foundation (BNF) hosts a 5 day campaign encouraging people to drink plenty, get active and try something new. More information on the campaign can be found here.

 

Carers Week - 10 - 16 June

Carers Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring by highlighting the challenges that carers face and recognise the contribution they make to families and communities throughout the UK. Further information on the scheme can be found here.

 

Mens Health Week - 10 - 16 June

Led by the Men's Health Forum, the purpose of Men's Health Week is to raise awareness of preventable health issues and encourage men and boys to seek professional advice for health related problems, for more information click here.

 

Cervical Screening Awareness Week - 10 - 16 June

The aim of Cervical Screening Awareness Week is to increase awareness and make it easier for every eligible woman and person with a cervix to attend cervical screening, you can find out more on the campaign here.

Fundraising and Patient Donations Thank you for all your kind donations and purchases from the book and DVD sale.  We have so far raised a total of £889.76 from the sale of books and DVDs.  We have also received a total of £1,372 from individual patient donations.  Donations will be used to purchase medical equipment for the surgery.

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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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