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Calling all Students!

Are you moving into Falmouth for your second year? We are located very close to most student accommodation in Falmouth and our branch Woodlane Surgery is in the middle of the Falmouth Art College Campus. We have walking access to several pharmacies and are a short walk from Falmouth town centre and the beaches. Drop in anytime and pick up a registration form. 

We also are able to continue prescriptions of necessary items over the holidays to save you the trouble of registering in your hometown if you will be back after the breaks. We can send any prescription electronically to pharmacies outside our local area.

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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