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IMORTANT NOTICE FOR ALL PATIENTS.

WITH THE NEW GDPR REGULATIONS IT IS NO LONGER APPROPRIATE FOR US TO FAX PRESCRIPTIONS TO A CHEMIST OF YOUR CHOICE. 

IF YOU WISH THE PRESCRIPTION TO BE FILLED AT A CHEMIST RATHER THAN BE COLLECTED FROM ONE OF OUR PRACTICES PLEASE COLLECT A SIGNED PRESCRIPTION  FROM EITHER MUNLOCHY OR NORTH KESSOCK SURGERIES. IF YOU WISH TO HAVE YOUR PRESCRIPTION POSTED TO A CHEMIST ON A REGULAR BASIS PLEASE SUPPLY US WITH A STAMPED ADDRESSED ENVELOPE. 

THANK YOU

PUBLIC HOLDIAY FOR EASTER

PLEASE NOTE THAT BOTH MUNLOCHY & NORTH KESSOCK SURGERIES WILL BE CLOSED ON FRIDAY 19TH APRIL FOR THE EASTER BREAK.  THIS HOLIDAY WILL BE COVERED BY AN OUT OF HOURS SERVICE.  IF YOU REQUIRE MEDICAL ASSISTANCE PLEASE DIAL 111 AND YOU WILL BE SEEN TO BY THE OOH TEAM.  IF IT IS A MEDICAL EMERGENCY PLEASE DIAL 999.

THE MUNLOCHY SURGERY WILL OPEN  ON MONDAY 22ND APRIL AT 8AM, AND THE SURGERY AT NORTH KESSOCK WILL OPEN AT 2PM ON MONDAY 22ND APRIL.

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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