The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Photographic Imaging and Related Media


Medical Illustration photographers and support workers provide diagnostic imaging to support patient care pathways as well as non clinical photographic and video services, across all sites. The service receives over 5000 requests per year and undertakes:

Clinical Photography

For use in medical records, diagnosis and treatment planning

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Surface Topography

A means of measuring spine curvature in scoliosis, allowing clinicians to monitor a patient without the use of x-rays

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Non-Clinical Photography

Including staff portraits, public relations, architectural, equipment and product photography.


Is used to illustrate and record clinical conditions where still images are less effective e.g. to demonstrate an increased range of hand movements after surgery. Video production is also used to deliver staff training and patient information.