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New clusters:-

We have switched to two clusters for GPs

Green cluster is Dr Adewole, Dr Faulkner, Dr Croker and Dr Gringhuis

Pink cluster is Dr Garman, Dr Tait, Dr Harling, Dr Thomas and Dr Rintoul

CAR PARKING AT HELSTON MEDICAL CENTRE

Car parking remains an issue at the surgery and we are aware for safety purposes we may have to change how the car park is used.  We would urge where possible patients and visitors to use the public car park across the road.

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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