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Radial head fracture

Radiation risk from X-rays

Radiation treatment for cancer

Radioactive iodine: for overactive thyroid (thyrotoxicosis)

Radioactive iodine: for thyroid cancer

Radiofrequency ablation

Radiology

Radionuclide thyroid scan

Raised platelet count

Raised toilet seats

Raynaud syndrome

Reading in Mind book scheme

Reassessment of level of care

Recovering from an injury

Recovery position

Rectal abscess

Recurrent miscarriages

Red eye

Reflux

Reflux: urinary

Refractive surgery

Refugee and migrant health

Refugee free GP visits

Register a birth

Rehabilitation after an illness

Relaxation techniques

Removal of spleen: adults

Removal of spleen: children

Renal cancer

Renal colic

Renal function test

Residential care checklist: older adults

Respiratory exercise classes

Respiratory exercises at home

Respiratory Relief Society

Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)

Respite care for older people

Rest homes

Rest homes: having to move

Restless legs syndrome (RLS)

Retinal detachment

Retinal screening

Retirement villages

Rhesus negative blood type

Rheumatic fever

Rheumatic heart disease

Rheumatoid arthritis

Rib injuries

RICE treatment for sprains and strains

RIG

Right hemicolectomy

Rights: teens and children

Ringing ears

Ringworm

Root canal fillings

Rosacea

Rotator cuff injury

Rotator cuff tendinopathy

Rotator cuff tendinitis

Rotavirus

Rubella (German measles)

Ruptured Achilles tendon

Russian interpreter card

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