Tests Scans & Procedures

Some of the procedures you may have to have on your visit or stay at Leeds Children's Hospital

If you are worried about any procedures you may need please talk to the nurses or play specialist on the ward.

Xray (2)

Radiographer Emily explains how an X-ray is performed. And Patient Maisie shares her experience of what an X-ray is like.

Ultrasound (2)

Nurse Lucy Jones tells us all about what happens durning an ultrasound. And Patient Steph shares her experiences of having an ultrasound.

MRI Scan (4)

Paediatric MRI is provided within the general MRI department in Clarendon Wing and CT and complex radiological interventional procedures are provided from the adjacent Jubilee Wing Xray Department.

CT Scan (2)

Nurse Julie explains what happens during a CT Scan. And Patient Raine shares her experiences of what it is like to have a CT Scan.

General Anaesthetic (3)

Nurse Emma explains what a general anaesthetic is and what happens on the day of your general anaesthetic.

ECG (3)

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Blood Taking (4)

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More Procedures 

Hydrotherapy (1)

A short film explaining what to expect at the hydrotherapy pool.

Cardiac (13)

Dr. Dom Hares explains the possible treatment options available should there be a problem with your/your child's heart. Theres exercise to do at home and many more films.

Cannulation (2)

Play specialist team leader Lisa explains what happens during a cannula procedure. Patient Charlotte shares her experiences of having a cannula.

Physio (2)

Films featuring patients going through physiotherapy & members of staff showing different exercises you can do at home or on the ward.

Gamma Knife (1)

Sarah goes through gamma knife step by step to give us an understanding of how it works.

Gastrostomy (5)

Introduction to Gastrostomy tubs, lots of instruction films on how to look after them at home. 

Allergy EPI Pen (1)

Nurses Stella and Amba explain  how to use an EPI pen

If you would like to make a film about a procedure go to the upload page.

Home PN (1)

Drawing  up taurolock line lock, instruction and advice to do this at home.

Jext Adrenaline Auto-Injector (1)

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Portacaths (1)

IIn this video Tracey's explanation of Portacaths is followed by 2 patient videos; the first shows Charlie having his port accessed and the other shows Phoebe having hers de-accessed.