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FACE MASKS

The rule for the wearing of face masks has not been relaxed in Health Service buildings. Please can you wear a face mask if you have to visit the surgery for an face to face appointment with the GP or Nurse.

If you have a valid medical reason for not wearing a mask a face shield should be worn.

The Surgery will not supply masks to Patients, and you may be refused entry.

Thank you for your co-operation.

 Prescription Collections:

The Collection of prescriptions is now within the surgery foyer at the new window. Please observe that 1 person only is allowed in the foyer at a time.

At this moment in time there are no prescription collections at Greenodd. We will keep you informed as to when this will begin again.


Collection times are daily (from 25th January) : 

9am - 5.30pm.

Thank you for your understanding in these difficult times.

DO NOT COME INTO THE SURGERY

All telephone calls to the surgery will be triaged by reception staff and telephone appointments will be booked accordingly with a GP.

 

Cervical Screening Scam Alert

If you have received a text message claiming to be from the call and recall service advising that an overdue screening is due DO NOT call the mobile number or give out any personal details.

General Data Protection Regulation

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a new law that determines how your personal data is processed and kept safe, and the legal rights that you have in relation to your own data.

The regulation applies from 25th May 2018, and will apply even after the UK leaves the EU. Please click here for more GDPR information.


  

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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