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FAO Patients transferred from Promenade Medical Centre - We would like to extend a warm welcome from the team at Palatine Group Practice (PGP) 

Unfortunately there is an inaccuracy in the letter you have received from DHSC specifically in relation to 'Patient Access'. We are unable to sign you up for this at the moment. Your previous access from Promenade unfortunately does not transfer across. Please order any repeat prescriptions in the interim by emailing palatineprescriptions@gov.im and remember to include the pharmacy that you wish us to forward your prescription to for collection and as soon as we resume 'normal' services we will sign you up on your first visit to the Practice with Photographic ID and proof of address. Kind regards.

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.