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To assist NHS 24 and the Out of Hours Service the surgery will be open on Saturday 18th January 2020 between 8.30am and 12.30pm for URGENT CARE ONLY.



Following the retiral of Marjorie, our full time Practice Nurse we are unable to operate our usual recalls.  You can arrange an appointment if you feel you need reviewed, otherwise we will commence recalling patients from April 2020. 

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.

If you have been referred for an x-ray the local hospitals provide an open access services where you can attend the Radiology Department anytime during the times listed below:

Monklands Hospital    Monday - Friday    9.00am - 5.00pm

Wishaw Hospital        Monday - Friday    9.00am - 7.30pm

Hairmyres Hospital    Monday - Friday    9.00am - 5.00pm

 
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