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Patients & Carers
Patients & Carers


If you are soon to undergo a planned nuclear medicine procedure this can be a worrying experience. Please find a selection of accessible and easy to understand articles and videos on nuclear medicine, nuclear medicine procedures for patients and general information.

What is Nuclear Medicine







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Going for a Nuclear Medicine Test

If you are a patient who is going for a nuclear medicine test, the British Nuclear Medicine Society has produced some information that can help to explain what will happen during your appointment.

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Nuclear Medicine Scan Information







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What Happens in a Nuclear Medicine Department




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Patient Information Leaflets

The British Nuclear Medicine Society has produced some patient information leaflets that give information about some common nuclear medicine procedures.

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Follow up on Patient Results






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Nuclear Medicine Glossary






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Patients - Useful Links







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Paediatric Info Parents & Children






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