Alder Hey’s Radiology Department is in a central location on the ground floor of the hospital. We work closely with other departments and services around the hospital and perform around 73,000 examinations each year including X-rays, MRI scans and ultrasounds.
Our team includes a range of specialists including:
Our radiographers are specially trained to take radiology pictures of children and young people.
A sonographer is a radiographer who specialises in performing ultrasound scans. Our sonographers are specially trained to do ultrasound scans of children and young people.
Imaging Department Assistant
These staff are here to assist your child whilst they are in the department. They are on hand to guide you around the department as well as help children prepare for their images to be taken.
Our support team coordinate radiology requests from other departments and send out any reports to your child’s medical team.
Our PACS Manager is responsible for making sure all images taken in the Radiography Department can be seen by your child’s medical team.
A Consultant Radiologist is responsible for interpreting images taken by a radiographer. Our Consultant Radiologists are specially trained to interpret images of children and young people
A Radiology Registrar is a doctor training to become a Consultant Radiologist.