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Nov
22

MRI SCAN

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a type of scan that uses strong magnetic fields and radio waves to produce detailed images of the inside of the body. An MRI scanner is a large tube that contains powerful magnets. You lie inside the tube during the scan.
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Published 992 days ago

Nov
22

CT SCAN (CAT SCAN)

A computerised tomography (CT) scan uses X-rays and a computer to create detailed images of the inside of the body. CT scans are sometimes referred to as CAT scans or computed tomography scans. They're carried out in hospital by specially trained operators called radiographers and can be done while you're staying in hospital or during a short visit.
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Published 992 days ago

Nov
22

SCOLIOSIS

Scoliosis is where the spine twists and curves to the side. It can affect people of any age, from babies to adults, but most often starts in children aged 10 to 15. Scoliosis doesn't normally improve without treatment, but it isn't usually a sign of anything serious and treatment isn't always needed if it's mild.
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Published 992 days ago

Nov
16

CERVICAL CANCER SCREENING

Cervical cancer is a type of cancer that develops in a woman's cervix (the entrance to the womb from the vagina). Cancer of the cervix often has no symptoms in its early stages. If you do have symptoms, the most common is unusual vaginal bleeding, which can occur after sex, in between periods or after the menopause. Abnormal bleeding doesn't mean that you definitely have cervical cancer, but it should be investigated by your GP as soon as possible. If your GP thinks you might have cervical cancer, you should be referred to see a specialist within two weeks.
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Published 998 days ago

Nov
16

BOWEL CANCER SCREENING

Bowel cancer is a general term for cancer that begins in the large bowel. Depending on where the cancer starts, bowel cancer is sometimes called colon or rectal cancer. Bowel cancer is one of the most common types of cancer diagnosed in the UK. Most people diagnosed with it are over the age of 60.
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Published 998 days ago

 
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Practice News

CROUP
Croup is a childhood condition that affects the windpipe (trachea), the airways to the lun…
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ADHD
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a group of behavioural symptoms that in…
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SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES
Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are passed from one person to another through unpro…
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ANTIBIOTICS
Antibiotics are used to treat or prevent some types of bacterial infection. They work by k…
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EPILEPSY
As epilepsy can affect people in different ways, everyone 's experience of living with the…
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