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Home Affairs response to Economic Development policy letter
Thursday 19 October 2017

Statement from Deputy Mary Lowe, President of the Committee for Home Affairs.

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Committee for Economic Development proposes changes to the Population Management Law in response to hospitality sector concerns
Thursday 19 October 2017

In response to the introduction of the Population Management Law earlier this year, the Committee for Economic Development has been approached by a number of representatives acting on behalf of the hospitality sector expressing their concerns with certain aspects of the recently enacted Law.

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Préfet of Brittany makes first visit to the Channel Islands
Thursday 19 October 2017

The Préfet of Brittany, Mr Christophe Mirmand, visited Jersey today, Thursday 19 October, to meet representatives from the Governments of Guernsey and Jersey, as part of the growing relationship between the Islands and the Brittany region.

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An ultrasound scan is an examination that obtains a picture of internal organs and structures, using reflected high frequency sound waves. These "echoes" form a picture on the screen, which can then be examined for abnormalities. It will be performed by a Radiologist (doctor) or a Sonographer (specially trained radiographer). The examination doesn't use radiation, so it is safe to use on adults, pregnant women, children and babies.

The preparation required is stated on your appointment letter. It is important that you follow this carefully and accurately.

If the area to be examined is underneath your clothes you may be asked to put on a hospital gown. There is usually no need to remove false teeth, contact lenses or jewellery. When in the examination room you will be covered apart from the area to be examined. The room will be slightly darkened and the screen with the ultrasound picture will be beside the bed.

A gel will be put on your skin, over the area to be examined. The doctor or sonographer will move a small handheld probe over the skin. The scan will take between 10 and 45 minutes, depending on the complexity of the scan. During this time you may be asked to take deep breaths or change position to allow the area in question to be viewed from different angles.

After the examination, if you have been seen as an outpatient you may go home. Provided no other examinations are necessary you will be able to eat, drink and resume normal activities as soon as you wish.

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