What to expect when ...

Have you been offered an appointment for an X-ray, a CT scan or an MRI? Do you know what to expect? The following three short films from Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust show you what to expect, right from when you receive your appointment letter, to finding out the results of your scan.

This video from the Oxford Academic Health Science Network includes an explanation from a patient and from a radiographer about what to expect when you go to hospital for a PET-CT scan.

What is radiotherapy and how does it work in treating cancer? This clear and informative video from The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre explains what happens to people who need to undergo radiotherapy before, during and after treatment.

What is interventional radiology and how can 'image-guided surgery' improve health outcomes for patients? See this short video from the British Society of Interventional Radiology.

Please note that these videos are not under the editorial control of The RCR.