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FLU JABS - We are now booking appointments for flu jabs. If you are in an 'at risk' group, please contact the reception staff to book an appointment. Tel: 01773 713201.

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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.

 

Opening times for Ilkeston Hospital and Ripley Hospital x-ray departments are as follows:

 

ILKESTON - Chest x-rays only - Monday to Friday - 9:00am-12:00midday & 2:00pm - 4:00pm (no appointment necessary)

All other routine x-rays must be booked by appointment on 0115 9305522 ext 234

 

RIPLEY - Monday to Friday - 9:00am - 4:20pm

               Saturday - 9:00am - 12:00midday

All routine x-rays must be booked by appointment on 01773 743456

 
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