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Wirral University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


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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