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COVID VACCINATIONS FOR HEALTH AND CARE WORKERS **ALERT UPDATE**



Please do not post or hand in Covid vaccination consent forms to the surgery, as we have now received a website link you can go to. This is to request a Covid vaccination if you are a health care worker or care assistant.


The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) has decreed that all Health & Care workers should be among the first group of people to receive a Covid vaccination.


We have found that it is extremely difficult for us to identify all those of our patients who fit into this category but, if you have any queries regarding being a health worker or carer, please click on the link below and book an own appointment at St Richards:-


https://www.sussexhealthandcare.uk/.../suss.../workforcevax/



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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.

The Practice will NOT receive an X-ray image - but a report from a radiographer.

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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