Patient Information Leaflets

For information on the safety of ionising radiation in diagnostic procedures, please read the NRPB leaflet “X-rays – how safe are they?“.

Musculoskeletal Intervention

Ultrasound-Guided Musculoskeletal Aspiration

Ultrasound-Guided Musculoskeletal Biopsy

Ultrasound-Guided Musculoskeletal Steroid injection

Computed Tomography Guided Nerve Root Injection

Arthrogram Examination

Referring Clinician Checklist for Steroid Injection during Covid-19

Fluoroscopic Guided Joint Injection

CT-Guided Joint Injection

Plain X-ray Leaflets:

Plain X-ray Information

Chest X-ray Examination

X-ray of Minor Injuries – a leaflet for patients who attend under the Minor Injuries Protocol

Intravenous Urogram (IVU)

Patient information for the X-ray of Minor Injuries

Paediatric & Easy Read Plain X-ray Leaflets:

My First X-ray – a leaflet for children having an X-ray

My First X-ray Booklet – a booklet for children having an X-ray

Plain X-ray Information – Easy Read Version

 

Fluoroscopy Leaflets:

Barium Follow Through Examinations

Barium Meal Examination

Barium Swallow Examination

Barium Examination Aftercare Leaflet

Cystogram Examination

Evacuating Proctogram

Sialogram Examination

Paediatric Fluoroscopy Leaflets:

Milkshake Test Booklet – a booklet for children having fluoroscopic procedures

Milkshake Test Leaflet – a leaflet for children having fluoroscopic procedures

 

Interventional Procedures:

Angioplasty and Stent Insertion

Antegrade Ureteric Stent Insertion

Bronchial Artery Embolisation

Fistulogram, Fistuloplasty and Venoplasty

Inferior Vena Cava Filter Placement

Oesphageal Stent Insertion

Percutaneous Nephrostomy

Percutaneous transhepatic cholangiogram (PTC) and drainage

Transjugular liver biopsy

Varicocele Embolisation

Cardiology and Interventional Procedures

Radiological inserted gastrostomy (RIG)

Transarterial chemoembolisation (TACE)

Thrombolysis

Uterine artery embolisation (fibroid embolisation)

Information sheet for women leaving hospital after the procedure of Uterine Artery Embolisation to treat their fibroids

 

CT (Computed Tomography):

Computed Tomography (CT) Information

CT Virtual Colonoscopy

CT (Computed Tomography) Colonoscopy Aftercare Information Sheet

Radiofrequency & Microwave Ablation CT:

Information sheet for patients leaving the hospital following CT (computed tomography) guided lung ablation

Information sheet for patients leaving the hospital following CT (computed tomography) guided liver ablation

Information sheet for patients leaving the hospital following CT (computed tomography) guided kidney ablation

Interventional CT Procedures:

Percutaneous Lung Biopsy

Information for patients having a CT Coronary Angiogram

CT Myelogram Examination

Paediatric & Easy Read CT Leaflets:

Your CT Scan – a booklet for children having a CT scan

CT Scan – Easy Read leaflet

 

Breast Screening:

Information for patients attending for Breast Imaging

Ultrasound-Guided Breast Biopsy

Having Breast Screening (Easy Read)

Information Sheet for patients following a Breast Core Biopsy

 

Ultrasound:

Ultrasound Scan General Information Leaflet

Ultrasound-Guided Core Biopsy/FNA of the Neck

Ultrasound-Guided Liver Biopsy

Paediatric & Easy Read Ultrasound Leaflets:

Jelly Belly Booklet – a booklet for children having an ultrasound scan

Jelly Belly Leaflet – a leaflet for children having an ultrasound scan

 

MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging):

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) for Adults

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) – Advice for pregnant patients undergoing an MRI

Small Bowel Magnetic Resonance Imaging Scan (MRI) for Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Paediatric & Easy Read MRI Leaflets:

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) For Children

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) – Easy Read Leaflet