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Upcoming Public Holidays and Staff Training days when the Surgery is closed.  

Staff Training :-T.B.C

Public Holidays:-Tuesday 25th December 2018 Wednesday 26th December 2018

OUT OF HOURS

If you have a serious or urgent problem requiring care before the surgery reopens it will be provided by NHS 24. If a visit or attendance at an out of hours centre is required this will be carried out by GPs at Glenrothes Hospital, Lodge Rise, Glenrothes KY7 5TG.
To contact NHS 24, dial 111 or  telephone the usual surgery telephone number. An answering machine message will inform you how to contact NHS 24.

 Please allow plenty of time in advance of these closed dates for prescriptions and be aware that although completed by the Surgery may take longer to dispense from your local Pharmacist.

 

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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