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ONLINE APPOINTMENTS

From Monday 15th July you will now be able to book blood test appointments online.

Please note that this is ONLY for patients who have been asked to book in for a blood test by a Healthcare Professional.

BLOOD AND ORGAN DONATION 

To register as an organ donor click:
https://www.organdonation.nhs.uk
 
To register to give blood click:
https://www.blood.co.uk or download the NHS Give Blood app.
 
Alternatively, free post leaflets/sign up forms are available at each reception.

 

Read our latest Newsletter - Summer 2019

https://www.ayton-snainton.co.uk/website/B82063/files/Newsletter%20Summer%202019.pdf

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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