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Patients to book own chest X-rays under new cancer self-referral pilot


Do people on here have to be negative about everything. This sounds like a good idea. Presumably it will be for those smokers who have had a cough for more than 3 weeks rather than just anyone? Cant seer the problem with that. Why should everything come through a GP esp when not enough. Who wants to be a Gatekeeper anyway?Small ammount of radiation so what? Apparently radiologist live longer than other people now because of the small ammount of radiation they are exposed to is beneficial in some way surprisingly. At least that what one of them told me the evidence suggested so I guess we shouldnt worry about the odd CXR.

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17 Jan 2015

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