What happens when my child has an X-ray?

This video shows what happens when your child needs to have an X-ray to look at their chest or bones. Not knowing what is going to happen can make children anxious. This video shows the X-ray machine and the special coat or other protection parents and children might have to wear. This video will help families prepare for an X-ray.

Parents could show this video to their child before their appointment.

This video was developed in partnership with the Royal Hospital for Children in Glasgow.


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