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From 01 April 2018, the practice or service you use is run by Salford Primary Care Together.

The names of the practices have changed and so you will see this name on letters you might receive from your practice/service or on posters and leaflets:

-Salford Primary Care Together (Eccles)

-Salford Primary Care Together (Little Hulton)

-Salford Primary Care Together (Willow Tree)

-Salford Primary Care Together (Homeless service)

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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