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Malvern Family Practice

The practice will be closed on the 17th of March and reopen on the 18th of March.

In the event of a medical emergency please call North and West urgent care on 02890744447

To help to reduce the potential spread of the coronavirus infection, the Practice reception area will be closed from Monday 16th March 2020 until further notice.  Patients will still be able to contact the Practice by calling 02890267120. 

For the foreseeable future the Practice is advising patients to order repeat medications using the 24/7 recorded prescription line on 02895908859 or the Practice internet.  Patients are also being asked to nominate a Pharmacy to collect their prescriptions.

From the 3rd June 2019 the following change will take place at Malvern.

The practice will no longer have walk in clinics.  You will have to ring between 8:30am and 10:30am and the Doctor or the Practices Advanced Nurse Practitioner will ring you back.  Afternoon triage is for emergencies that cannot wait until the next morning, there will be 15 slots only   PLEASE BE AWARE, THIS SEVICE IS FOR MEDICAL EMERGENCIES ONLY.

Please note that the telephone lines will now close from 5:30pm. In the event of a medical emergency between 5:30pm and 6pm please call 07564028789. After 6pm Please call North and West urgent care on 028 90744447.

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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