X-ray is an imaging technique to show up abnormalities in bones and certain body tissue, such as breast tissue.
An x-ray is the most common form of diagnostic examination used as it is a quick and painless method to diagnose many health conditions such as:
- Broken bones and fractures
- Early signs of disease in organs and soft tissue
- Damage to joints
- Chest infections
Opening times for plain film x-ray
Arrowe Park: 08:30 – 17:30
Clatterbridge: 08:30 – 16:45
St Catherine’s: 08:30 – 16:45
Victoria Central: 08:30 – 19:00
The Plain Film X-Ray booking team will contact you to make an appointment once in receipt of your GP’s referral.
All other examinations are also made by Appointment only
Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic to protect our patients and staff we need to limit the number of people visiting the hospital therefore:
- Where possible you are required to attend your appointment unaccompanied, a relative/carer can only accompany you if you require support. If a relative/friend does bring you ask them to wait in the car
- Please Arrive on Time (No more than a couple of minutes before your appointment time) – This is to ensure that we have minimum numbers of patients in the waiting room.
- Please wear a mask/face covering
- If you are showing symptoms of Covid-19 please do not attend and telephone us to re-book your appointment.
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