The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust


What we do


X-ray and fluoroscopy

Childrens xrayThe dedicated Children’s Radiology Department in Clarendon Wing is equipped with 2 general X-ray rooms (one with DR facilities) and a fluoroscopy suite. We have a large multi-station reporting room, and a dedicated paediatric meeting room with videoconferencing facilities to St James's Hospital, to support cross-site Adolescent Cancer Services.

We offer a full plain film imaging service including long leg and standing spine imaging. Gastrointestinal and genitourinary imaging is performed in our fluoroscopy suite as well as videofluoroscopy, feeding tube insertion and changes.

Ultrasound

childrens ultrasoundThe Children’s Radiology Department in Clarendon Wing is equipped with 3 dedicated paediatric ultrasound rooms and 2 mobile ultrasound machines.

We offer a comprehensive ultrasound service in children including specialist liver ultrasound, liver transplant scanning, elastography and contrast enhanced ultrasound as well as specialist paediatric musculoskeletal ultrasound and vascular imaging. We perform transcranial Doppler ultrasound and ultrasound guided interventional procedures.

MR Imaging

Childrens MRIPaediatric and cardiac MRI is provided within the general MRI department which is sited next to to the Paediatric Radiology Department in Clarendon Wing (2 x 1.5T Siemens Avanto scanners).

We offer a comprehensive imaging service in children including specialist liver, brain, spine and vascular imaging as well as MRI under general anaesthesia.

CT Imaging

CT imaging

Paediatric CT is provided within the general CT department in Jubilee Wing.

We have 3 modern CT scanners and offer a comprehensive service including chest and cardiac CT and CT scanning under general anaesthesia.

Nuclear Medicine

Nuclear Medicine services are provided from the Cardiac Nuclear Medicine Department in Jubilee Wing, Leeds General Infirmary. PET/ CT Services are provided within the Nuclear Medicine Department at Bexley Wing, St James University Hospital.

DEXA

DEXA scans are performed in the Cardiac Nuclear Medicine Department in Jubilee Wing. We perform DEXA scanning and vertebral fracture assessments.

Interventional Radiology

Paediatric Intervention is undertaken within the adjacent adult intervention suite in Jubilee wing or in Paediaitric theatres in Clarendon Wing. Ultrasound guided intervention and fluoroscopic procedures may also be performed in Clarendon Wing Radiology Department.