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If your child is going for a nuclear medicine scan,  you can prepare yourself and your child by reading the information in our patient information leaflets and stories for children.

Bone Scans

Your child is going for a bone scan

Betsy Bunny has a bone scan


Your child is going for a DMSA scan

Daisy Duck has a DMSA

Mag3 Kidney Scan

Your child is going for a Mag3 Kidney Scan

Your child is going for a Mag3 and DMSA combined scan 

Malcolm Monkey has a Mag3 

White Cell Scans

Your child is going for a White cell scan

William Westie has a White Cell Scan 

Patient Information leaflets and children's stories reproduced by kind permission of Beverley Martin, Department of Nuclear Medicine, Medway Maritime Hospital.


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The BNMS is a registered as a company in England and Wales with number 08082786.  The BNMS is a charity governed by the rules of the Charity Commission for England and Wales - Registered Number 1150234.  Registered Office: The Royal College of Physicians, 11 St. Andrew's Place, Regent's Park, London NW1 4LE.
The British Nuclear Medicine Society is not able to give specific clinical advice to members of the public. If you are concerned about your scan or therapy please seek the opinion of a nuclear medicine clinician where you were seen or the clinician who referred you to the department or your GP.
Enquiries related to issues such as internships and work experience opportunities, should be directed to the relevant professional body e.g., for radiologists, this will be the Royal College of Radiologists.