TB Screening at Living Well

TB Screening at Living Well

Living Well is working with the NHS 'Find and Treat' service to offer tuberculosis screening to people in Penge and the surrounding area.  The NHS Mobile X ray van came to Living Well for the first time on Friday 8th September and provided free screening for anyone concerned about TB.

 

TB is spread through the air.   People are at greater risk if they:

A chest x-ray is the best way to spot TB. It takes 2 minutes. It’s free, safe and confidential. Results are provided on the spot.

o   Are homeless

o   use drugs and/or alcohol

o   have been in prison

A chest x-ray is the best way to spot TB.  It takes 2 minutes.  It’s free, safe and confidential.  Results are provided on the spot.

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Posted by: ClaireForbes Date: 18th August 2017

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