Can I wear jewellery and clothing containing metal (such as a zip) for my CT scan?
No as these will need to be removed. Please avoid wearing jewellery and clothing containing metal (such as a zip)
Will I have to get undressed if I need a CT scan?
For the majority of people you will not need to get undressed as the CT scan can be performed fully clothed.
However, please avoid wearing jewellery and clothes containing metal (such as zips), as these will need to be removed.
I have a few questions about the Lung Health Check, who do I need to speak to?
Please call the appointments line on 0161 529 0900 and the team will be able to assist.
How long will my Lung Health Check take?
Approximately 20 minutes
Will I see a Doctor for my Lung Health Check?
The Lung Health Check will be carried out by a Specialist Lung Nurse.
Do I have to come into hospital for my Lung Health Check?
No, the Lung Health Check will be done in a community setting in a conveniently located location such as a supermarket car park/football ground.
Will I have a CT Scan?
You will only have an ultra-low dose CT scan if the findings from the Lung Health Check questionnaire determine you are at risk and need a CT scan.
If I have a CT scan how long will I have to wait for the results?
The results will be sent to you within 4 weeks