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Tuesday 21 September - The Practice is closed for Staff Training from 1pm. If you have a life threatening emergency, please dial 999. If you need urgent medical assistance, you can telephone the practice and choose option 1 to be connected to Mastercall, the Out of Hours Doctor

We will be commencing Flu Vaccinations from Wednesday 22 September 2021. Our clinics have been made available to book online firstly for those aged 65 & over.

There is a national disruption to delivery of Flu Vaccines. This means pre-booked appointments taking place on 18 September, will now take place Wednesday 22 September at the same time. If you need to re-book, please contact STOCCG.MarpleCottageReception@nhs.net or 0161 426 0011. 

Please ensure we have your up-to-date contact details. If you think they are not updated, please email STOCCG.MarpleCottageSupport@nhs.net  

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If you need urgent medical assistance between 6.30pm - 8:00am (when the practice is closed) you should call 111 (please call 0161 476 2299 between 12:30 -13:30 on Tuesdays and 18:00 - 18:30 on Fridays). For more information about NHS111 please see link: http://www.nhs.uk/NHSEngland/AboutNHSservices/doctors/Pages/out-of-hours-services.aspx

Named GP: As from June 2015 we are obliged to inform patients that they have a “named GP”. This has no bearing at all on which GP you currently see and / or wish to see in the future.

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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