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Spend Your Christmas With Crisis!

From the 25-26th at 10:00am until 5:30pm of December Crisis UK are hosting two fun filled days packed with 'Festive Cheer' and Christmas activities. Everything is completely free of charge and open to the homeless, vulnerably housed and isolated people which are 16 and over! Transport and delicious food are also provided. If you would like to find out more or arrange transport please contact the centre on 0191 222 0622, email them on, Christmas.newcastle@crisis.org.uk or just turn up on the days at Crisis Skylight Newcastle, 1-3 City Road, NE1 2AF. Merry Christmas to everyone!

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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