Self-Request Chest X-ray service

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Have you got troubling chest symptoms?  If you’re over 40 and have had symptoms for over three weeks, you can get a free chest X-ray without the need to see your GP.

Is this service for me?

To use the self request chest X-ray service you must be:

  • Aged 40 or over
  • Registered with a Leeds GP
  • Have not had a chest X-ray or chest scan in the last two months.

and you have had one or more of the following for over three weeks:

  • Cough
  • Fatigue or tiredness
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Loss of appetite or weight
  • Chest pain
  • Coughing up blood
  • A lump in the neck

How do I use the service?

No appointment is necessary.  Just walk in to any of our X-ray departments and ask to use the Self-Request Chest X-ray service.  You will be asked to complete a paper form to check you are eligible, before having your Chest X-ray.

Where can I get an X-ray?

  • Leeds General Infirmary
  • St James’s University Hospital
  • Seacroft Hospital
  • St George’s Centre, Middleton
  • Wharfedale Hospital
  • Chapel Allerton Hospital

Our sites are open Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm.