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When children need different tests or treatments in hospital, it can be helpful for parents and children to see what is going to happen. Our videos show step by step what happens and what children feel during an injection, infusion with biologics, blood test, having a general anaesthetic or skin prick test to check for allergies or eye check for Uveitis. We also made videos with ideas for pretend play to help younger children play their teddy is having a general anaesthetic or getting a cannula. Children who are prepared for a hospital procedure feel less anxious, more in control and are better able to complete the tests. We also developed three videos to show English, Polish and Arabic speaking families how to register at a GP practice and access healthcare.

Accessing healthcare

This video shows how to register at a GP in Scotland and that you can ask questions and ask doctors to explain things in a different way.

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Accessing healthcare
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Anxious About Blood Test

This video shows how preparing for a blood test in the play hospital can make a big difference.

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Anxious About Blood Test
General Play
Blood Tests and Infusion PDF Download

Baby feeding support

Feeding support given to premature babies and babies with breathing or digestive problems

Premature baby, preterm baby, suck reflex, parenteral nutrition, nasogastric tube feeding, breastmilk, kangeroo care, neonatal unit, Glasgow

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Baby feeding support
Digestive System General

Blood Test

Mitchell and Olivia have their bloods taken every month. They used to find it difficult but now they are fine about it.

Hospital, blood test, needle, fear, phobia, worried, child, mum, dad, nurse, cold spray, prepare, tourniquet band

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Blood Test
General Rheumatology
Blood Tests and Infusion PDF Download

Cannula

Our video shows what happens when you get a cannula in hospital so doctors can give you fluids, medication or a general anaesthetic.

Hospital, cannula, medication, infusion, fluids, drip, general anaesthetic, child, parent, mum, WWCIH

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Cannula
General Rheumatology

Central line troubleshoot

The nurse shows a parent how to respond to the CVAD dressing coming loose, infection symptoms and bleeding

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Central line troubleshoot
Digestive System General

Children with LD

This video shows how you can help children with a learning disability prepare for hospital

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Children with LD
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General Aneasthetics

This video shows children and parents what happens during a general anaesthetic.

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General Aneasthetics
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General Anaesthetics PDF Download

Glasgow Cancer Centre

Helping children prepare for their specialist treatment and admission to the Cancer Centre in Glasgow.

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Glasgow Cancer Centre
General Imaging

Health assessment LAC

This video shows the health assessment for pre-school aged children who have just moved into care.

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Health assessment LAC
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Healthcare (Arabic)

This video shows families who speak Arabic how to access healthcare in Scotland.

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Healthcare (Arabic)
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Healthcare (Polish)

Information in Polish about how to register at a GP practice and how to use healthcare services in Scotland

Polish, Scotland, healthcare, GP, registration, ID, immigration status, WWCIH, polskich, szkocji

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Healthcare (Polish)
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Infusion with medication

This video shows Mia who has Juvenile Arthritis, going to hospital for an infusion with a Biologics medicine.

juvenile arthritis, hospital, medication, cannula, nurse, doctor, fear of needles, child, biologics, infusion, rheumatology, distraction, Scotland, Aberdeen, WWCIH

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Infusion with medication
General Rheumatology
Blood Tests and Infusion PDF Download

Injection with medication

This video shows how distraction and numbing methods help children who need to have an injection with medicines or a vaccination.

juvenile arthritis, hospital, medication, injections, vaccination, nurse, doctor, fear of needles, child, rheumatology, distraction, Scotland, Glasgow, numbing

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Injection with medication
General Rheumatology
Blood Tests and Infusion PDF Download

Play General Anaesthetic

A video explaining ways you could prepare your child for a general anaesthetic.

GA, General Anaesthetic, Operation, Preparation, Sleepy Gas, Cannula, Child, Parent, Family, Pretend Play, Hospital, WWCIH, What? Why? Children in Hospital, Charity. Scotland, Kids

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Play General Anaesthetic
General Play

Preparing for hospital

A video showing how to prepare your child for hospital.

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Preparing for hospital
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Prominent ears

Olivia and her mum talk to the plastic surgeon and the nurse from the psychology team about prominent ears or sticky out ears.

prominent ears, sticky out ears, large ears, teasing, worried, anxious, psychology tea,. plastic surgery, prominent ear correction, kids, child, parent, mum, dad, doctor, nurse, bandages, stitches, general anaesthetics, procedure, confidence, body language, body image

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Prominent ears
Ears General

Skin Prick Test

Sophie has a Skin Prick Test, this test is used to check for allergies. This video shows step by step what happens during this test.

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Skin Prick Test
General Lungs
Skin Prick Test for allergies PDF Download

Teenagers in care

In this video teenagers talk about their experiences of moving into foster care, kinship care or residential care.

looked after children, moving into care, foster care, kinship care, residential care, teenagers, worried, anxious, support, WWCIH, What? Why? Children in Hospital

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Teenagers in care
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Uveitis eye check

This video shows what happens when children need an eye test and a check for uveitis, inflammation of the eye.

Uveitis, eye test, child, children's hospital, inflammation, eye, juvenile arthritis, JIA, ophthalmologist, rheumatology, WWCIH, what happen in a uveitis eye check, what eye problems JIA, how can you see if eye inflamed

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Uveitis eye check
General Rheumatology
Joint injection and Uveitis Eye Screening PDF Download

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