An x-ray examination is used to create images of your internal organs or bones to help diagnose conditions or diseases. A special machine emits (put out) a small amount of ionising radiation.
This radiation passes through your body and falls on a film or similar device to produce the image. The dose of radiation is roughly the same as you would receive from the general environment in about one week.
Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant. Another type of test my be recommended.
The X-ray department is open from Monday to Saturday (8 AM to 5 PM).
The department currently consists of a Radiologist and Radio Technologists. Working together, they provide clinical evaluation of x-ray examinations .
During working hours, an experienced radio technologist is available in the x-ray department to provide expert advice to potential and current patients.